Boston Bruins Mid Season Awards

Your Boston Bruins have reached the halfway point of their season and it’s been a half season for the record books. I don’t think anyone expected this but if they did, I’d like to shake their hand. Game 41 was their first regulation loss at home on the season and it’s one players and fansContinue reading “Boston Bruins Mid Season Awards”

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”

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”

A Look at the Bruins Depth Charts: Defence

This is the second of a three-part series examining the Boston Bruins depth chart. We began by looking at the goaltending and if you missed that, you can find that here. Today, we will take a look at the Bruins blueliners. While there are injuries to start the season on the back end, I amContinue reading “A Look at the Bruins Depth Charts: Defence”

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?”

Bruins Sign John Beecher; Extend Jakub Zboril

Today, the Boston Bruins announced they have signed Johnny Beecher to his Entry Level Contract while also announcing an extension to Jakub Zboril. It is believed Beecher’s deal is worth $832,500 per season with a $92,500 signing bonus for a cap hit of $925,000, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Drafted with theContinue reading “Bruins Sign John Beecher; Extend Jakub Zboril”

Bruins Fail to Clinch Playoff Spot Against the Sens

Entering Thursday night’s action, the Boston Bruins needed any combination of a win to go along with any type of an Islanders loss of one point to clinch a playoff spot for a sixth consecutive season. Well, the Bruins got some help from their next opponent in the Pittsburgh Penguins as they doubled up theContinue reading “Bruins Fail to Clinch Playoff Spot Against the Sens”

Has Hampus Lindholm Changed the Bruins Blue Line?

You bet he has. But you already knew that! Let’s begin by looking at some numbers prior to the arrival of Hampus Lindholm. While the analytics say that Matt Grzelcyk and Charlie McAvoy made a good pair for the Bruins (I am not denying they did) I always wondered whether McAvoy thought in the backContinue reading “Has Hampus Lindholm Changed the Bruins Blue Line?”

Fabian Lysell to Boston? Hold Your Horses!

When Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney was asked whether Vancouver Giants Right Winger and Bruins Prospect Fabian Lysell could join the Providence Bruins following his Western Hockey League season, the GM responded with eleven words that sent Bruins fans scrambling to social media. It took Sweeney 3.35 seconds to utter theses words: “He couldContinue reading “Fabian Lysell to Boston? Hold Your Horses!”

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”