Wednesday Mailbag November 23, 2022

These mailbags are always so much fun. I don’t pretend to have all the answers, but I enjoy sharing my opinion. @bruinscoverage via Twitter asks: Despite this Bruins team looking really good, would you say that there needs to be a trade or two to help strengthen it? Especially since we need to be atContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag November 23, 2022”

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”

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”

A Look at the Bruins Depth Charts: Goaltending

The draft is over. The bulk of free agency is over. The Bruins made a trade, signed some unrestricted free agents and also walked away from some players. So, what does the Bruins depth look like now? Today, we begin a series exploring all the positions beginning with the goaltenders. In the next couple ofContinue reading “A Look at the Bruins Depth Charts: Goaltending”

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”

Wednesday Mailbag March 16, 2022

Mind Within via Twitter asks: Question – Great read Dom, can you explain the rankings ie you had him ranked 31st in the OHL which would be a 6th round pick. I know your referencing the other leagues but how do they slot? Answer – This is the article I wrote referenced in the question.Continue reading “Wednesday Mailbag March 16, 2022”

Wednesday Mailbag: February 16, 2022

Mind Within via Twitter asks 2 questions: Question: Sorry Dom not trying to blow up your timeline. If it’s by standings, could Boston make a deal with Arizona to sign and trade to Boston? Apparently, I’m on a Krejci kick. Have a great day. Answer: There is no magical loophole in the CBA that willContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag: February 16, 2022”

BOSTON BRUINS DEFENCE: MY ANALYSIS

When the season began, I was doing these once a week. It became a lot of work so I paused the weekly breakdown. Now, when we look at it 30 games into the season, all signs point in the same direction: The Bruins need to add a defenceman. The season ending injury to Jakub Zboril,Continue reading “BOSTON BRUINS DEFENCE: MY ANALYSIS”

WEDNESDAY’S MAILBAG: DECEMBER 15 2021

So, this weekly mailbag is gaining in popularity. IF you ever want to send in a question, feel free to do so at any time. You can do so by emailing me at ohlwriters@gmail.com and I will answer your questions every Wednesday. Mike via email asks *Mike had a beautifully written, well thought letter withContinue reading “WEDNESDAY’S MAILBAG: DECEMBER 15 2021”

WEDNESDAYS MAILBAG DECEMBER 8

Colin Stead via Twitter asks Question – Do you think signing Ullmark to a hefty contract was a good idea if they bring Tuukka back for the stretch run? Answer – Yes, I do. I know that almost everyone reading here is sitting at home on their sofa reading and thinking the exact opposite. ButContinue reading “WEDNESDAYS MAILBAG DECEMBER 8”