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Bruins Georgii Merkulov Named 2024 AHL All-Star

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

When Georgii Merkulov was assigned to the Providence Bruins after just four National Hockey League games since making his debut, the highly-touted prospect could have taken that decision a handful of ways. He could have gotten frustrated, played selfishly, or lost his confidence after his first stint with the Boston Bruins didn’t go as … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Dunc Fisher

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

Dunc Fisher was born on August 30th, 1927, in Regina, Saskatewchan, Canada. He began playing juniors in the SJHL as a 17-year-old forward and suited up for the Regina Abbotts (SJHL) and the Regina Pats (SJHL). From 1994-1947, the winger racked up 52 goals and 77 points in 59 games. … Keep Reading

Lindroth Hockey Podcast Episode 36: Featuring Special Guest Former Bruin Jay Henderson

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

About The Podcast

The Lindroth boys recently launched a brand new podcast show called “The Lindroth Hockey Podcast,” featuring co-hosts, father and son duo, Andrew and James Lindroth. This show is apart of the Black N’ Gold Podcast Network.

We decided to combine our old and new school hockey mindsets to create fascinating … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Rick Middleton

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

Rick Middleton was born on December 4th, 1953, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as an 18-year-forward for the Oshawa Generals (OHA-Jr.) from 1971-1973, putting up phenomenal numbers in each of the two seasons but is most notable for his performance in the 1972-1973 season. In just 62 games that season, Middleton … Keep Reading

Former Bruin Johnny Boychuk Announces Retirement

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The 36-year-old veteran NHL defenseman, Johnny Boychuk, is officially hanging up the skates due to an eye injury he received during the 2019-2020 season. The New York Islanders announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Boychuk suffered the injury in March of 2020 when the skate of Montreal’s Artturi Lehkonen hit his face/eye region. The injury required approximately 90 stitches. Unfortunately, this was the second injury … Keep Reading

Providence Bruins Announce Colby Cave Memorial Award

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

On Tuesday morning, the Providence Bruins announced, in collaboration with the Cave Family and the Boston Bruins Foundation, the establishment of the Colby Cave Memorial Award, honoring Cave’s commitment to helping those in need. The award will be presented annually to a Providence Bruins player “for their dedication to the community and charitable organizations.”

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Bruins Prospect Jack Studnicka Selected To AHL All-Rookie Team

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Boston Bruins prospect and Providence Bruins standout Jack Studnicka has been named to the American Hockey League (AHL) All-Rookie Team for the 2019-20 season as voted by coaches, players, and media around the league, per an announcement on Tuesday afternoon.

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AHL Bruins Send Two To California As Providence Hits 2020 All-Star Break

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277
The annual American Hockey League All-Star festivities get underway this evening in Ontario, California with the 2020 Skills Competition and game tomorrow night from the Toyota Arena. This year’s mid-season event will be hosted by the Pacific Divisions Ontario Reign the top minor-pro affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings and sure to pack it’s 9,736 seat arena capacity with rabid hockey … Keep Reading

Brad Marchand's Newest Award, A Callback To His Journey To The NHL

By: Lucas Pearson  |  Follow Me On Twitter @LucasPearson_
Just a week or so after receiving the First Star of the Week award, Brad Marchand has added yet another accolade to his already long list. Ten days ago, the American Hockey League announced that the Bruins’ winger was selected as the Ephesus/AHL Graduate of the Month for November.
In the 14 games he played throughout November, Marchand tallied 11 goals … Keep Reading

Providence Bruins' Vaakanainen Named AHL Player Of The Week


It was announced on Monday morning that Urho Vaakanainen was named as the AHL’s Player of the Week. In two games over the weekend, the defenseman had two goals and three assists and registered a plus-six rating. This was an offensive breakout for Vaakanainen, who had just two points in his first fifteen games with Providence. He recorded two assists in an overtime loss in Springfield on Saturday, then … Keep Reading