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”

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”

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?”

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”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: May 1, 2022

Let’s begin with a little bit of some business cleaning up we have to do. First off, the trade that sent Zach Senyshyn to the Ottawa Senators is now closed. The deal (Senyshyn plus the Bruins 5th round pick in 2022 for Josh Brown and a conditional 7th round pick) was for a 7th roundContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: May 1, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: April 24, 2022

With the European leagues and the NCAA finished for this year, it’s all about the WHL, OHL and USHL playoffs and this is where you want to see your Boston Bruins Prospects – playing meaningful playoff hockey. As an organization and a fan, you want to see how these players perform under pressure and thereContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: April 24, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: April 17, 2022

If you were looking for a week of hockey with huge playoff ramifications, drama, excitement and anything else you could think of last week was the week. Let’s begin with the Finnish Liiga. After winning their opening match of the semi-finals against TPS, Matias Mantykivi and Ilves Tampere dropped the next 3 games and trailedContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: April 17, 2022”

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”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: March 27, 2022

The Providence Bruins signed NCAA free agent defenceman Grant Gabriele to a one-year AHL contract, however, he will finish this season with Providence on an Amateur Tryout Agreement. Gabrielle was a teammate of Mason Lohrei with the Ohio State Buckeyes this season. The 6’2”. 195 pound right shooting blueliner will be part of the “replenishmentContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: March 27, 2022”