Wednesday Mailbag November 23, 2022

These mailbags are always so much fun. I don’t pretend to have all the answers, but I enjoy sharing my opinion. @bruinscoverage via Twitter asks: Despite this Bruins team looking really good, would you say that there needs to be a trade or two to help strengthen it? Especially since we need to be atContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag November 23, 2022”

POITRAS AND SIMPSON NAMED OHL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League today announced Top Performers of the Week for the week of regular season games ending Sunday, November 20, 2022 Storm’s Matthew Poitras Named Cogeco OHL Player of the Week Boston Bruins prospect Matthew Poitras of the Guelph Storm is the Cogeco OHL Player of the Week after recording two goals,Continue reading “POITRAS AND SIMPSON NAMED OHL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 20, 2022

When the Boston Bruins made their 5th round selection, 132nd overall at the 2022 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Montreal and selected Frederic Brunet, some fans took to social media with an “oh great, another overager” response. As fans, sometimes we never learn. We quickly forgot Mason Lohrei and although there were three roundsContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 20, 2022”

Boston’s Darlings

The Boston Bruins are off to a 16-2-0 start, 11-0-0 at home – the only unblemished team at home remaining and ties an NHL record, have yet to lose after scoring the opening goal of the game (12-0-0), are the second (only?) team in NHL history to win 16 of their first 18 games (1929-30Continue reading “Boston’s Darlings”

The Road to the NHL Takes Many Turns

Last week for my Wednesday Mailbag, the following question was raised: To give that the answer it deserves, it couldn’t come in the form of a paragraph in a question-and-answer format that is my Wednesday Mailbag. Instead, I informed Mike, I would give it the answer it deserves here. And here we are. The pathContinue reading “The Road to the NHL Takes Many Turns”

Boston Bruins Top-10 Prospect Rankings

All of the Boston Bruins prospects around the world are well into their 2022-2023 seasons and the sample size is enough to see if those players have improved in any specific areas of their games. To be considered a prospect they must be playing outside the National Hockey League, be under 24 years of ageContinue reading “Boston Bruins Top-10 Prospect Rankings”

Wednesday Mailbag November 16, 2022

So many questions this week and plenty of duplicates. I hope I didn’t leave any out. Let’s get right to them: @dangermike via Twitter asks: Hey Dom- on one of your upcoming Monday prospect rundowns can you talk a little bit about typical journeys for these players? Using Brett Harrison for example- if he showsContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag November 16, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 13, 2022

If you were sitting at a table with anyone covering the Ontario Hockey League prior to the season beginning and told them that Jackson Edward would have 3 goals and 6 assists through his first 16 games, you probably would be sitting across someone who just rolled their eyes at you. It’s not that EdwardContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 13, 2022”

Boston Bruins: What is Sustainable?

During the offseason, there were many questions facing the Boston Bruins. Was Patrice Bergeron going to return? How about David Krejci? Once those questions were answered the focus was on how the Bruins would fare with injuries to Matt Grzelcyk, Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy to start the season. If you listened to many ofContinue reading “Boston Bruins: What is Sustainable?”

McAvoy Activated; Bruins Buy Some Time

The Boston Bruins did some cap maneuvering Thursday which just delayed the inevitable. Earlier I wrote about what it would take in order for the Boston Bruins to activate Charlie McAvoy from Long Term Injury Reserve as the Bruins inched closer to a healthy roster. Unfortunately for the Bruins, Derek Forbort suffered a broken finger.Continue reading “McAvoy Activated; Bruins Buy Some Time”