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”

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 We have aContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag October 19, 2022”

They’re Back!

Boston Bruins fans have been nervous for weeks at the lack of news regarding Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci and Pavel Zacha. Some you could say were even angry, calling for owner Jeremy Jacobs to sell the team or fire President Cam Neely and General Manager Don Sweeney. On podcasts and social media, I stressed patienceContinue reading “They’re Back!”

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?”

Its Now or Never: Jack Studnicka Signs Extension

My good friend John was the first to break the news on Twitter and later the Boston Bruins made it official. They have signed restricted free agent Jack Studnicka to a two-year extension. The first year of the deal is a two-way deal that will pay him $750,000 in the NHL and $200,000 at theContinue reading “Its Now or Never: Jack Studnicka Signs Extension”

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”

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”

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”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: April 10, 2022

The Boston Bruins dipped into the NCAA free agent well once again on Saturday when the team announced they had signed Georgi Merkulov to a three-year entry level contract beginning with the 2022-2023 season. Merkulov was a teammate of Mason Lohrei with Ohio State University during this season. He will join the Providence Bruins onContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: April 10, 2022”