Danton Heinen has realistic chance of starting season in NHL

Danton Heinen When Danton Heinen decided to turn pro after his sophomore year at University of Denver, he eyed the NHL, but he’d have been warranted if he assumed he’d start the 2016-17 season in Providence. Fast forward to this week, and a job in Boston is there for the taking. While the left-shooting Heinen’s best chance of stealing a job once looked to be on the right side...
Via Big Bad Blog
6 hours ago

Rookie Players Making Progress

The Boston Bruins youth movement got its first workout in last night’s 3-2 shootout preseason loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. For the most part, the fans and the media liked what they saw. The Boston Bruins opened up the 2016-17 preseason with a match against the Columbus Blue Jackets. While the Boston Bruins fell […] Boston Bruins: Rookie Players Making Progress - Causeway...
Via Causeway Crowd
15 hours ago

Brandon Carlo Has Strong Debut In Preseason Loss

The Boston Bruins already have seven signed defensemen, so it’s going to be tough for a young blueliner to break into the NHL this season. If any young defenseman is going to make it on the roster of the Boston Bruins this year, they’re going to need to have a strong camp and make a […] Boston Bruins: Brandon Carlo Has Strong Debut In Preseason Loss - Causeway Crowd - Causeway...
Via Causeway Crowd
17 hours ago

Team Europe to lean on 6-9 Chara against Canada in World Cup

TORONTO (AP) Team Europe will lean on 6-foot-9 defenseman Zdeno Chara, referred to by his coach as a tower, to slow Canada in the World Cup of Hockey finals. When Sidney Crosby and Co. come charging down the ice, Chara will often be standing and skating in their way. ''He's a guy who you don't want to play against,'' Canadian forward Brad Marchand said Monday. ''He's mean. He's...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from Bruins’ preseason loss to Blue Jackets: Danton Heinen, Brandon Carlo make impression

Danton Heinen The Bruins opened preseason play Monday night with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Blue Jackets at TD Garden. Danton Heinen, Jimmy Hayes, Brandon Carlo, Jake DeBrusk, Jakub Zboril and Anton Khudobin were among those in uniform for the B’s, with Hayes and Heinen both scoring goals in regulation. The B’s will next play Wednesday when they host the Red Wings. Here are...
Via Big Bad Blog
1 day ago

Patrice Bergeron’s worries go away with Brad Marchand’s contract signed

Patrice Bergeron woke up from his nightmare. The Boston Bruins announced Monday that the team signed Brad Marchand to an eight-year, $49 million contract extension through the 2024-25 season. The deal has Bergeron’s stamp of approval, as you’d expect, especially since it ends speculation about whether Marchand would consider leaving in free agency after this season and signing...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruins sign Marchand for 8 years, $49 million

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Bruins have signed forward Brad Marchand to an eight-year, $49 million contract extension. The team announced the deal on Monday as Marchand prepares to play for Canada in the finals of the hockey World Cup. The 28-year-old Marchand had a career-high 37 goals and 60 points last season. In seven NHL seasons - all with the Bruins - he has 153 goals and 136...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins 2016-17 Season Preview

Last season, the Boston Bruins fell a stick-length short of the postseason for the second straight year, marking the first time the black and gold had missed consecutive postseason appearances since the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. The single regulation/overtime win that separated the Bruins from the final spot in the Atlantic Division sparked questions of change in Boston, both...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Bruins Training Camp Notes: Torey Krug, David Krejci Cleared To Practice

The Boston Bruins began their on-ice training camp sessions Friday, and fans will be happy to know that Torey Krug and David Krejci were in attendance. Both Krug (right shoulder) and Krejci (left hip) underwent surgeries following the 2015-16 season, but reports they both skated Day 1 after the medical staff cleared them Thursday. “They both looked really good...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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