Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 6, 2022

On October 30, Guelph Storm Center Matthew Poitras, the Bruins second round pick at the 2022 National Hockey League Entry Draft was suspended for three games by the Ontario Hockey League for a slew foot. It was Poitras’ second suspension for the same infraction in a week – the fifth to an OHL player inContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 6, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 20, 2022

As you probably know by now, the Boston Bruins traded Jack Studnicka to the Vancouver Canucks for Goaltender Michael DiPietro and Defenceman Jonathan Myrenberg. My focus this week is on the right shot blueliner and what we can expect. Yes, he was a former fifth round selection – 140th overall – at the 2021 NHLContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 20, 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”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 16, 2022

It was a busy week for Frederic Brunet and Rimouski Oceanic with 4 games that began with a 4-2 victory over the Victoriaville Tigres on Monday. Brunet had a powerplay helper on the game’s opening goal just over 7 minutes into the second period and Rimouski never looked back. It was the first game inContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 16, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 9, 2022

Let’s begin by looking at game action from the week: On Tuesday, Matias Mantykivi had a helper in Ilves Tampere’s Champions League victory over the Stavanger Oilers by a 4-1 score. It was Mantykivi’s first Champions League point. Roman Bychkov will miss time with a lower body injury. No word from the KHL club LokomotivContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 9, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 2, 2022

On Monday, Roman Bychkov got into his fifth consecutive game after sitting out the first couple of games with Lokomotiv Yaroslav of the KHL. Bychkov remains without a point in those 5 contests while averaging just over 13 minutes TOI per game. On Tuesday, as expected, Matias Mantykivi broke out of his goal scoring slumpContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 2, 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”