Bruins Prospect Lohrei Gets High Honors in USHL Individual Awards

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The United States Hockey League announced its individual awards yesterday, and Green Bay Gamblers defenseman Mason Lohrei took home this year’s USHL Defensive Player of the 2020-21 regular season. The 6′-4″ 205-pound Wisconsin native had a good rookie campaign in 2019-21, posting 8-29-37 in 48 games, but this season,

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Jason York

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

Jason York was born on May 20th, 1970, in Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Jason began his journey through juniors in 1986, playing in the CJHL as a defenceman from 1986-1987, and then played the next several years in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 1987-1991. The 6’1, 208-pound defender entered the 1990 NHL Entry Draft and

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Bruins’ Latest Trade Acquisitions Arriving In Boston Sooner Than Expected

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

The Boston Bruins general manager, Don Sweeney, certainly set the trade deadline fireworks off late last night following a brutal 8-1 loss to the Washington Capitals, addressing several team needs. In case you were asleep and are just now waking up to the news, the Bruins have recently acquired forwards Taylor Hall and Curtiz Lazar from

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Bruins Prospect Becker’s NCAA Career Is Officially Over, Could Sign Pro Soon

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The 2020-21 NCAA season for the Michigan Wolverines came to an abrupt end today as the University’s hockey team was forced to withdraw from the Men’s Hockey Tournament due to Covid-19 protocols. In an article published today from ESPN Staff Writer Alex Scarborough, Wolverines Head Coach Mel Pearson had this to say after

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Gord Kluzak

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

Gord Kluzak was born on March 4th, 1964, in Climax, Saskatchewan, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 16-year-old defenseman in the Western Hockey League (WHL), suiting up for the Billings Bighorns from 1980-1982. The 6’4, 220-pound defenseman was phenomenal during his two seasons in the WHL, contributing 13 goals and 71 points with a

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Bruins F Jack Studnicka Should Stay at Center Going Forward

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

Being referred to as the number one prospect on an NHL team brings along some pressure. For Boston Bruins forward Jack Studnicka, that pressure seems to be growing with the soon-to-be-expiring David Krejci and aging Patrice Bergeron creating some concern on offence for the B’s moving forward into the future.

Studnicka, 22, was

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Looking Ahead: The Bruins’ Salary Cap Situation This Upcoming Off-Season

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

The Boston Bruins recently let Torey Krug and Zdeno Chara walk during free agency with the front office’s message explaining their strategy of allowing the young prospects to play. Other than the additional depth signings, the Bruins also made one “big” signing, which was for forward Craig Smith (3 years/$3.1M AAV). This left many Bruins

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Shean Donovan

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

Shean Donovan was born on January 22nd, 1975, in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. He began his journey through junior hockey as a 16-year-old forward, first appearing with Kanata Valley Lasers (ON-Jr. A) from 1990 to 1991. The following season, Shean moved on to the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) after turning 17-years-old and found a temporary home

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Bruins Captain Bergeron Joins Prestigious Group

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

To no surprise, on January 7th, 2021 – the Boston Bruins officially named forward Patrice Bergeron the captain of the team, replacing defenceman Zdeno Chara who departed in free agency to Washington. Bergeron, 35, has been a Bruin since he was drafted by the club 45th overall in the 2003

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Mainville’s Thoughts: Chara, Sweeney, World Juniors and More

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

As we all say our farewells to 2020 and say hello to 2021, I decided to put the pen to paper or should I say fingers to keyboard (that doesn’t seem to have the same ring to it), and put down my thoughts on a variety of Boston Bruins and hockey topics.

Before we

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