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: October 23, 2022

Congratulations to Philip Svedeback on being named the Hockey East Goaltender of the Week last week. One game, three prospects, same team; That was the situation Tuesday as Trevor Kuntar, Oskar Jellvik and Andre Gasseau and Boston College skated to a 3-3 draw with Northeastern. Jellvik set up Kuntar for his first goal of theContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 23, 2022”

Wednesday Mailbag October 19, 2022

We are back for another season of hockey and that means another season of the Wednesday Mailbag. You can ask a question, make a comment, or just rant if you wish. It’s totally up to you. You can mention me on Twitter to get heard or you can email me at ohlwriters@gmail.com. We have aContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag October 19, 2022”

Bruins Announce Rookie Camp Roster

Yesterday, the Boston Bruins announced the players that will take part in the rookie camp and the Prospects Challenge in Buffalo N.Y. The Bruins will practice in Buffalo and play in three exhibition games: Ottawa Senators on Friday September 16, 2022 at 3:30 pm; Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday September 17, 2022 at 3:30 pm; NewContinue reading “Bruins Announce Rookie Camp Roster”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: September 4 2022

One of the more popular topics here a season ago was the Boston Bruins weekly prospect updates. And the hope is that I can bring the same for the 2022-2023 season and in more detail than last season. Of course, the 2022 NHL Entry Draft has brought some new kids to the block. Matthew PoitrasContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: September 4 2022”

What Has Been Don Sweeney’s Best Draft?

When Don Sweeney took over as General Manager of the Boston Bruins on May 2015, he inherited a prospect pool that was lacking in depth and quality. It wasn’t just the on-ice product that was lacking. The scouting department needed a makeover as well. He moved forward with a plan to rectify both and itContinue reading “What Has Been Don Sweeney’s Best Draft?”

Boston Bruins Prospect Rankings 2022

The Stanley Cup has been awarded and we now head into the busy part of the offseason. The first buyout window opens today, the NHL Draft takes place Thursday and Friday and free agency begins on the 13th. Not to mention the Bruins need to hire a new coach. With the draft beginning Thursday, It’sContinue reading “Boston Bruins Prospect Rankings 2022”

Boston Bruins Prospect Ratings

I’ll begin by saying this is not a ranking – that will come at a later date – but rather a rating on the player’s performance from the 2021-2022 season. The players on this rating are: either drafted or free agent signings of the Bruins; played outside the NHL or AHL; and the Bruins mustContinue reading “Boston Bruins Prospect Ratings”