The Boston Bruins have been very active in the last two NHL trade deadlines and they’ve surrendered 10 draft picks in the next three drafts beginning with the 2023 Entry Draft. One sure fire way to replenish those players they will miss out on at the draft is through NCAA free agent signings. The BruinsContinue reading “Let’s Go NCAA Free Agent Shopping: 2023”
Category Archives: Rumors
As Trade Deadline Approaches, Who Are the Boston Bruins Potential Trade Pieces
Trade deadline day is a little over three weeks away, the Bruins are in the midst of their bye-week and the phone lines are busy around the league. As in just about every other year, the Bruins are always linked to multiple players, even when it doesn’t make sense whatsoever. But hey, it’s that timeContinue reading “As Trade Deadline Approaches, Who Are the Boston Bruins Potential Trade Pieces”
DeBrusk to Miss Four Weeks: Bruins Utilize LTIR
The Boston Bruins announced that Winter Classic Hero and first line right wing Jake DeBrusk could miss 4 weeks. The Bruins immediately placed DeBrusk on LTIR and recalled Chris Wagner from Providence. It must be noted that the Bruins did not have the cap space to recall Wagner, or anyone else if not for theContinue reading “DeBrusk to Miss Four Weeks: Bruins Utilize LTIR”
Are the Bruins Shopping for Cap Space?
That’s the million-dollar question and the easy answer is, yes. And They have been since the offseason. They’ve known for sometime they’d be in this situation – coming into the new year, no cap space and the need to set yourself up for trade deadline day. And let’s not forget the massive bonus overage penaltyContinue reading “Are the Bruins Shopping for Cap Space?”
The Bruins Waive Craig Smith
The Boston Bruins placed sometimes fourth line winger/sometimes thirteenth forward Craig Smith on waivers on Sunday. The 33-year-old is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season. The Bruins have tried on a few occasions to trade Smith but have been unable to close a deal. Every team that wouldContinue reading “The Bruins Waive Craig Smith”
The Offseason Work Begins Now for the Boston Bruins
It’s one busy time of the offseason for the Boston Bruins. General Manager Don Sweeney has been extended. After an extensive and lengthy search for a new head coach, Sweeney settled on Jim Montgomery. The sense is that Captain Patrice Bergeron is set to put pen to paper on a bonus laden deal that willContinue reading “The Offseason Work Begins Now for the Boston Bruins”
Boston Bruins Acquire Hampus Lindholm
Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney and his management team were working hard to make this deal since I tweeted that and on Saturday, he pulled the trigger with the Anaheim Ducks acquiring Hampus Lindholm and Kodie Curran for the Bruins first round pick in 2022, second round pick in 2023 and second round pickContinue reading “Boston Bruins Acquire Hampus Lindholm”
Two Swedes or Not Two Swedes
If you aren’t sure who I am referring too, it’s a pair of impending unrestricted free agent Anaheim Ducks: Defenceman Hampus Lindholm and Winger Rickard Rakell, both at the age of 28. Ducks General Manager Pat Verbeek is still trying to ink his two Swedes but the clock is ticking and a decision on whatContinue reading “Two Swedes or Not Two Swedes”
Could Jack McBain…?
On Saturday, Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek reported that Minnesota Wild prospect and Boston College center Jack McBain is looking to see what is out there as his rights set to expire on August 15, 2022 with the Wild. Let me clear something up with some CBA stuff because I’ve seen a lot of bloggers out thereContinue reading “Could Jack McBain…?”
Could Claude Giroux Wear the Spoked B?
Flashback February 24, 2008: After being approached by then Toronto Maple Leaf General Manager Cliff Fletcher about waiving his no trade clause, Leafs star Mats Sundin decided not to waive “after careful deliberation.” Fourteen years later, Cliff’s son Chuck Fletcher – the General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers – is in the same boat, sortContinue reading “Could Claude Giroux Wear the Spoked B?”