Why the Bruins won’t offer-sheet Jacob Trouba (unless they’re crazy)

The idea of the Bruins offer-sheeting Jacob Trouba is nonsense. (Charles LeClaire/USA Today Sports) The idea of the Bruins offer-sheeting Jacob Trouba is nonsense. The Bruins should love the player. They should certainly covet the 22-year-old restricted free agent defenseman. But the idea of the Bruins offer-sheeting Jacob Trouba is nonsense. (I’ll word it differently from now...
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7 hours ago

Bruins reportedly preparing offer sheet for Jacob Trouba

The Bruins may get their No. 1 defenseman of the future after all. Boston is preparing a major offer sheet for 22-year-old Winnipeg defenseman Jacob Trouba, a source tells’s Joe Haggerty. The cost for Trouba would be steep — a minimum of $47 million. From Haggerty: Because they sent their 2017 third round pick […] The post Bruins reportedly preparing offer sheet for...
14 hours ago

Boston Bruins Draft: Joona Koppanen

The Boston Bruins pulled six draft picks at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.  While five of the six picks had me excited (or at least content), one of the six seemed like a true head-scratcher. Last Sunday, I was invited to participate in the Black and Gold podcast, where fellow Bruins fans and writers Mark […] Boston Bruins Draft: Joona Koppanen - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A...
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22 hours ago

Marc Recchi Snubbed From Hall Of Fame

Mark Recchi was an amazing player who played 22 years in the NHL.  Recchi finished his career as a member of the Boston Bruins. In his final NHL game, he got to raise the Stanley Cup over his head for the third time. He’s been a gentleman in the sport, a competitor on the ice, […] Boston Bruins: Marc Recchi Snubbed From Hall Of Fame - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A Boston...
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23 hours ago

NHL Draft Rounds 2-7 Reaction

Boston Bruins: NHL Draft Rounds 2-7 Reactions and Thoughts The 2016 NHL Entry Draft wrapped up on Saturday with the Bruins making 6 picks. All of their picks from rounds 2-7 look to be pretty solid, with some closer to the pros than others and coming from different leagues and backgrounds. The Picks The Bruins first […] Boston Bruins: NHL Draft Rounds 2-7 Reaction - Causeway Crowd...
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1 day ago

Bruins don’t qualify Brett Connolly, making him unrestricted free agent

Brett Connolly The Bruins did not extend a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Brett Connolly, meaning the former sixth overall pick will become an unrestricted free agent who can sign with any team as of Friday. The B’s also declined to qualify fellow forwards Landon Ferraro and Ben Sexton. Boston did qualify its other eligible players in Torey Krug, Colin Miller, Joe Morrow...
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2 days ago

Ex-Bruins star Bourque pleads not guilty to drunken driving

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque (bork) has pleaded not guilty to a drunken driving charge. Bourque was charged Friday with operating under the influence of alcohol after his Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a minivan in an Andover construction zone. No one was hurt. The 55-year-old Bourque entered his plea Monday in Lawrence District Court. The Eagle-Tribune...
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Report: Six teams have contacted Loui Eriksson's agent

As of Sunday evening, six teams have reached out to Loui Eriksson’s agent in an attempt to find out what kind of contract could lure the forward away from Boston. This report comes from WEEI and states that while there are numerous teams contacting Eriksson’s agent, the Bruins are warming up to the idea of extending the forward beyond four years. As expected, teams have...
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Former Bruins star Ray Bourque "in unfamiliar territory"

ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque, who's facing a drunken driving charge, says he accepts the responsibility of his actions. Bourque was charged Friday night with operating under the influence of alcohol and following too closely. He posted bail and was released. ''For the first time in my life, I find myself in unfamiliar territory,'' Bourque said in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson in talks with six teams, Bruins willing to go past 4 years

Loui Eriksson As expected, teams have used the NHL’s free agency interview window to approach winger Loui Eriksson, who spent the last three seasons with the Bruins. As of Sunday evening, six teams had contacted Eriksson’s agent about the player. The Bruins are interested in retaining Eriksson, but have been reluctant to sign Eriksson for anything longer than four years. That...
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2 days ago

Bruins legend Ray Bourque issues statement after drunk driving charge

Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque issued a statement Sunday evening after he was arrested and charged with drunk driving late Friday night in Andover. Bourque released the statement through Celebrity Marketing Inc., which is run by former Bruins goalie Cleon Daskalakis. The statement read: “For the first time in my life, I find myself in […] The post Bruins legend Ray Bourque...
3 days ago

Former Bruins star Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charge

ANDOVER, Mass. — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque has been arrested on a drunken driving charge.Andover police Lt. Cecilia Blais tells The Boston Globe the 55-year-old Bourque was arrested after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash in the city about 11:30 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported.Bourque was charged with operating under the influence, posted bail and was released...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins GM: Trade Price For D-Men Included David Pastrnak, Draft Picks

The Boston Bruins need a top-four defenseman to solidify their chances of making the Stanley Cup playoffs next season. The problem with acquiring a top-four D-man is two-fold: many teams across the league need one and because of that, the price to acquire one is sky high. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said as much in his comments to reporters after the first round of the 2016...
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NHL Draft 2016: Bruins Should Target D-Men Jakob Chychrun, Jake Bean

The Boston Bruins didn’t defend well enough last season, and it cost them a playoff spot for the second straight season. Scoring goals and converting on the power play weren’t massive issues. In fact, both areas saw improvement from the 2014-15 campaign. The B’s struggled to drive puck possession and suppress shot attempts above 50 percent at 5-on-5 for almost the entire campaign...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins 2016-17 Schedule: Full List Of Opponents, Times, Dates

The Boston Bruins currently are preparing for the 2016 NHL Draft, which begins Friday, but we now know the who/when/where information for all 82 of their regular-season games for 2016-17. The NHL released next season’s schedule on Tuesday, and the Bruins will open up against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, Oct. 13. They have 14 back-to-backs and five four-game road trips...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Bruins shot themselves in the foot with Kevan Miller deal

Kevan Miller has gotten paid. The Boston Bruins announced on Tuesday that they’ve signed the defenseman to a four-year contract extension worth $10 million. Miller appeared in a career-high 71 games for the Bruins in 2015-16, scoring five goals, 13 assists, and 18 points with a +15 rating. The contract is a tough one for a variety of reasons. Miller, a right-handed shot, was...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Brad Marchand scores a goal from behind the goal line

The IIHF World Championships can be used as a developmental tournament for some countries while for others it is a chance to assert their dominance. Brad Marchand and Team Canada definitely fall into the latter category. Take a look at this absurd goal. Everything about that was absolutely fantastic. Marchand was a one-man wrecking crew on this play. A lot of people around the...
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May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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