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”

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”

Bruins Sign Mitchell Miller to Entry Level Contract

Are you ready for this? Seriously, if you’ve been away from social media all day, you’d better sit down for this one. The Boston Bruins announced they have signed renounced Arizona Coyotes draft pick Mitchell Miller, who assaulted, bullied and abused a Black Classmate, to an Entry Level Contract. Bruins fans get accused of beingContinue reading “Bruins Sign Mitchell Miller to Entry Level Contract”

Let’s Make a Deal

Matt Grzelcyk, Jake DeBrusk, Brandon Carlo, Brad Marchand; all have missed some time due to injury this season and Coach Jim Montgomery hasn’t really been forthcoming with information about their expected returns as we might have expected. It’s been like trying to decipher, well, me at times. So, I ask; What about Charlie McAvoy? ProbablyContinue reading “Let’s Make a Deal”

Bruins Inch Closer to a Healthy Roster

If you had told me at the start of the season that the Boston Bruins would be 8-1 through the first nine games of the season, I would have gladly taken that while telling you that “you are off your rocker.” Hockey prognosticators were telling us that if they could remain slightly above hockey .500Continue reading “Bruins Inch Closer to a Healthy Roster”

Bruins Trade Studnicka for DiPietro and Myrenberg

No matter which side of the picket fence you sat on – the one that believed Jack Studnicka wasn’t given a fair opportunity in Boston or the one that thinks he is not an NHL player – you are about to venture on the hockey journey where you can say “I was right” or beContinue reading “Bruins Trade Studnicka for DiPietro and Myrenberg”

Bruins Announce Opening Day Roster

After placing Nick Foligno, Mike Reilly and Chris Wagner on waivers on Sunday and the trio subsequently clearing today, the next step for the Bruins to become cap compliant with a 23-man roster was to send the trio to Providence in what is surely a paper transaction – for now. Also sent to the AHLContinue reading “Bruins Announce Opening Day Roster”

Bruins Opening Night Roster Moves: Foligno, Wagner, Reilly Waived

Sunday was the last opportunity for the Boston Bruins to place any players on waivers in hopes of having them clear and sent to the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League in order to submit their cap compliant, 23-man roster to the National Hockey League by the 5:00 pm Eastern Time deadline on Monday.Continue reading “Bruins Opening Night Roster Moves: Foligno, Wagner, Reilly Waived”

A Look at the Bruins Depth Charts: Forwards

I previously looked at the Boston Bruins depth chart for goaltenders and defencemen, and today I will attempt to break down the forward depth chart. Not an easy chore with so many of the forwards capable of playing multiple positions. When looking at depth, remember contract situation plays a role in the matter. Here IsContinue reading “A Look at the Bruins Depth Charts: Forwards”