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David Pastrnak Re-Ups with Boston Bruins

By: Bob Mand             Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand

David Pastrnak signed a 6 year, 40 million dollar extension with the Boston Bruins Thursday morning ending months of speculation regarding the relationship between the team and the player. The deal includes no trade clause and will have the winger in Black and Gold at least through the summer of 2023.

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Boston Bruins 2017 Prospect Challenge Wrapup

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By: Bob Mand             Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand

The Boston Bruins’ rookie squad eviscerated their New Jersey Devils’ counterparts 9 to 3 to close out the 2017 Prospects Challenge in Buffalo Monday afternoon. Danton Heinen tallied a hat-trick, and the team’s top forwards poured goals into the New Jersey cage, putting the finishing touches on a solid experience for the boys … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Prospects Battle Back, Defeat Pens Prospects in Overtime, 3-2

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By: Bob Mand                     Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand

The Boston Bruins’ prospect squad defeated their analogs from the Pittsburgh Penguins’ organization 3 to 2 in overtime at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York, achieving victory in their opening leg of the 2017 Third Annual Prospects Challenge. The ‘They Might Be Bruins’ showed grit, skill, and determination in resolving a 2-0 … Keep Reading

Status Quo: Just How Far Apart Could David Pastrnak and the Boston Bruins Be?

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By: Bob Mand                                Follow Me on Twitter @HockeyMand

Don Sweeny, the man who is the pulse of the negotiations between David Pastrnak and the Boston Bruins described talks as “status quo” between the young winger and the oldest American hockey franchise.

This is not ok. Alarm bells are starting to go off among the rumor-mongers. The Offer Sheet Brigade is ready … Keep Reading

No Bueno: Matt Duchene Should Not Figure into Boston Bruins’ Plans

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By: Bob Mand              Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand

Over the summer there have been ‘rumblings’ that the Boston Bruins were one of the squads in direct pursuit of disgruntled Colorado Avalanche star forward, Matt Duchene. With training camps rapidly approaching the Avs’ front office is under increasing pressure to get a deal done. The clamor isn’t exactly building in the Bruins’ direction … Keep Reading

Opening Line in Vegas Pegs Boston Bruins as Also-Rans

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By: Bob Mand                             Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand 

The Westgate Las Vegas sportsbook released it’s over/under win totals earlier today, and surprise, surprise the venerated opening line of opening lines had the Boston Bruins on the outside looking in when the 2018 postseason kicks off next April.

This can’t really be surprising, right? The Bruins lost key contributors Dominic Moore, Jimmy Hayes and Colin … Keep Reading

Will Brad Marchand Match Or Exceed His Breakout 2016-17 Campaign?

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By: Bob Mand                Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand

After getting ousted in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Ottawa Senators in six games, many folks’ minds turned to the traditional topics: “Who’s Staying?”, “Who’s Going?”, “Who’s Getting Drafted?”, and “Whose Beer Is That?” But others among us wondered silently – and now aloud, whether Hart Trophy candidate, the Boston Bruins’ … Keep Reading

Torey Krug Is The Boston Bruins #1 Defenseman Right Now

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By: Bob Mand             Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand 

Torey Krug is the Boston Bruins’ best defenseman. Full stop. Engage Shields.

Ser Krug is underrated like Patrice Bergeron was five, six, perhaps seven years ago. Part of it has to do with his size (hint: he’s not big!). Part of it has to do with the NHL et al., and their geological … Keep Reading

David Pastrnak: Contract Comparisons That Will Scare You

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By Bob Mand                 Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyMand

With Leon Draisaitl’s contract debate long gone in the rear-view mirror, the focus of League RFA-watchers has landed squarely on the back of the Boston Bruins’ number eighty-eight, David Pastrnak. The enormity of the deal has much of the league wondering, “Just how much will Pasta get paid?”

Before we decide on … Keep Reading