Boston Bruins Alumni Birthday: September 19th Ed Westfall

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On September 19th, Defensive hockey specialist Ed Westfall will be celebrating his 81st birthday. Westfall played 18 seasons in the NHL, eleven for Boston and seven for the New York Islanders. In 1961 the Boston Bruins drafted Westfall, and he would prove his worth with the organization. In 1970 and 1972, Westfall would help prevail Boston

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Boston Bruins Alumni Birthdays: July 8th Rich Peverley

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Rich Peverley, not a guy you immediately think of when someone mentions the Boston Bruins, but he made a definite impact on the Bruins franchise from 2011-2013. Peverley was brought in on a trade from the then Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart. Peverley would be placed on the Bruin’s

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Bruins Re-Sign Two Middle Depth Forwards to Contract Extensions

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The Boston Bruins announced this afternoon that the team signed forwards Cameron Hughes and Joona Koppanen to one-year, two-way deals. Both players have spent a significant amount of time developing with the NHL Bruins top minor-pro affiliate, the Providence Bruins, in recent years. Both players agreed to an NHL salary cap hit

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Report: NHL Bruins Pushing Hard for ECHL Affiliation Closer to New England

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

RinkSideRhodeIsland.com writer and New England Hockey Journal contributor Mark Divver sent out a tweet over the 2021 Memorial Day weekend about the National Hockey Leagues Boston Bruins very interested in an ECHL minor-pro affiliation in Portland, Maine. The Bruins do not have an “official” affiliation agreement with the Jacksonville Icemen this season but do

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Rumor: The State of Florida Could be the Next Destination for a Bruins Minor-Pro Affiliation

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

With the close of the 2019-20 ECHL season back in March of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Boston Bruins and the organizations “AA” minor-pro affiliate the Atlanta Gladiators ended a previous one-year agreement. Rumors were floating around about the B’s and Atlanta agreeing on another year

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Five Bruins Prospects Having Success Playing Overseas

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The 2020-21 pro hockey seasons in North America continue to be in a holding pattern with the questions of “if” and “when” return-to-play scenarios will actually happen. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc, with numbers spiking upward as we’re in the early stages of the cold and flu seasons. With the top pro leagues in

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Bruins, Vladar Agree To Terms On Three-Year Extension

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced on Sunday night that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Dan Vladar on a three-year contract extension with an annual cap hit of $750,000. The deal is a two-way contract for the first two seasons, with the third being a one-way contract.

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Providence Bruins 2020/21 Roster Predictions – Part #1 The Forwards

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

In part one of my American Hockey League Providence Bruins 2020/21 roster predictions, I’ll provide an opinion of what an upcoming regular season lineup could look like in a Head Coach Jay Leach system. I’m keeping in mind that the offseason has yet to be determined. Not knowing what’s to happen in free

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AHL Bruins Offseason Departures Could Open Doors For Current ECHL Talent

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

As many of you know, the ECHL canceled the remainder of the 2019-20 regular-season and Kelly Cup Playoffs in mid-March well before the higher American Hockey League followed suit in mid-May with their remaining season and postseason cancelations. The Covid-19 pandemic has put a chokehold on many sports in North America for the past few months.

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Could New Hampshire Be A Future Home For A Bruins Affiliate?

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Per RinksideRhodeIsland.com writer Mark Divver, Manchester, New Hampshire continues to produce rumors with the return of professional hockey. Commonly known in the Northeastern part of the United States as ManchVegas, the largest city in the state initially had a firm grip in the hockey community when the American Hockey Leagues Manchester Monarchs team was

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