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”

Bruins Acquire Pavel Zacha from the Devils for Eric Haula

In a surprise (?) move, Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney sent Eric Haula to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Pavel Zacha. Interesting enough, both can play center or left wing. The move clears Haula’s $2.375 million cap hit from the books. However, Zacha is a restricted free agent with arbitration attached afterContinue reading “Bruins Acquire Pavel Zacha from the Devils for Eric Haula”

Plenty of Questions Facing the Bruins in a Long Offseason

The Carolina Hurricanes eliminated the Boston Bruins on Saturday with a 3-2 victory in game seven and eliminating the Bruins from further contention for Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Bruins just could not find a way to beat the Canes in Raleigh just like the Canes could not find a way to win in Boston. ThisContinue reading “Plenty of Questions Facing the Bruins in a Long Offseason”

The Providence Bruins are in for a Makeover

While we still have to complete the 2021-2022 regular season and playoffs, there is no denying that Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney and Assistant General Manager Evan Gold are looking to revamp their AHL affiliate roster, the Providence Bruins. Let’s start with the defence. Like the Six Million Dollar Man they are bigger, strongerContinue reading “The Providence Bruins are in for a Makeover”

Post Trade Deadline: An Early Look at the Boston Bruins Offseason

Trade deadline has come and gone. Hampus Lindholm was brought in and signed to an eight-year contract extension. The still un-traded Jake DeBrusk signed a two-year extension valued at $8 million. Before we break down the Bruins cap situation, lets have a look at the work ahead for General Manager Don Sweeney and Assistant GeneralContinue reading “Post Trade Deadline: An Early Look at the Boston Bruins Offseason”

WEDNESDAY MAILBAG: NOVEMBER 24 2021

Sandra via email asks Question – In your Monday prospects report, you increased Beecher’s chances to 5 out of 5 for playing with the Bruins. He’s had one good game since coming back from injury. Why did you change it? Answer – Well Sandra, when it comes to John Beecher, it is more than justContinue reading “WEDNESDAY MAILBAG: NOVEMBER 24 2021”

BRUINS PLACE JOHN MOORE AND CHRIS WAGNER ON WAIVERS

Today, Bruins General Manager did what some thought he didn’t have the balls to do. He placed defenseman John Moore and right-wing Chris Wagner on waivers. Teams now have 24 hours (2:00 pm Sunday) to put in a claim. The 23-man rosters must be submitted to the league by 5:00 pm Monday. There are optionsContinue reading “BRUINS PLACE JOHN MOORE AND CHRIS WAGNER ON WAIVERS”

BRUINS DOWN TO THE NITTY GRITTY AT TRAINING CAMP

The Boston Bruins have sent several players to Providence over the last couple of days and the starting lineup is almost completed. As it stands now, here is the projected opening night roster: Marchand-Bergeron-Pastrnak Hall-Coyle-Smith DeBrusk-Haula-Foligno Frederic-Nosek-Lazar Forbort-McAvoy Reilly-Carlo Grzelcyk-Clifton Ullmark Swayman Troy Grosenick is still at Bruins camp, but he is not going toContinue reading “BRUINS DOWN TO THE NITTY GRITTY AT TRAINING CAMP”

Opening Night Roster Decisions Important for the Bruins

When it comes to the online community, Travis is someone I consider a friend and has been a long-time supporter, so when he asks, I try to deliver. With 45 players currently under NHL contracts, another still to drop, and handful on AHL deals, General Manager Don Sweeney is going to have some roster decisionsContinue reading “Opening Night Roster Decisions Important for the Bruins”