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The Boston Bruins’ European Prospects (Part 1)

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By: Mark Whitfield | Follow me on Twitter @olop86

In the first part of a mini-series on the Bruins’ prospects plying their trade in the European leagues, we look at Matias Mäntykivi. Mäntykivi is heading into his second year playing for Ilves in the Finnish Liiga, having been drafted 185th overall in the 2019 draft. Listed as a Centre, he has also played on both wings … Keep Reading

Should the Boston Bruins and NHL be Looking Across the Pond?

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By: Mark Whitfield | Follow me on Twitter @olop86

In recent years, the other Major Leagues have started to look abroad to expand their fan bases. The NHL was, in many ways, ahead of the curve, with overseas games dating back to the 1930s. Most of the overseas series have merely dipped their toe in markets where hockey is already a mainstream sport, and so … Keep Reading

Former Bruin Joakim Nordstrom Lands In Calgary

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Now-former Boston Bruins forward Joakim Nordstrom has signed with the Calgary Flames as an unrestricted free agent. The deal is for one year with an average annual value (AAV) of $700,000.

Nordstrom spent the last two seasons with Boston on … Keep Reading

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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Bruins Sign D Prospect Victor Berglund To ELC


By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

This afternoon Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced that the team has signed Swedish defense prospect Victor Berglund to a three-year, entry-level contract (ELC). Per CapFriendly, the deal carries an average annual value (AAV) of $850,833 and a cap hit of $818,333.

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Report: Peter Cehlarik Leaves Bruins, Signs With Lugano

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Now former Boston Bruins forward prospect Peter Cehlarik has reportedly agreed to a terms with HC Lugano of the Swiss National League. The 24-year-old was slated to become a restricted free agent this summer after his one-year deal with an average annual value (AVV) of $700,000 runs out.

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NHL Postpones 2020 International Events, Including Bruins-Predators Prague Showcase

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

The National Hockey League and Players’ Association announced on Friday morning that the league has postponed its 2020 international events to the 2021 season due in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other teams included in the Global Series, the Boston Bruins and Nashville Predators were supposed to kick off the 2020-21 campaign at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic.… Keep Reading

Alexander Khokhlachev, Still Bruins Property, Traded In KHL

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Former Boston Bruins prospect Alexander Khokhlachev has been traded in a one-for-one swap in the Kontinental Hockey League. The 26-year-old was dealt from Spartak Moscow to Avangard Omsk in exchange for forward Sergei Shirokov.

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Mark Your Bruins Calendar 2020 Update: Prague, Czech Republic

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael
The Boston Bruins are going global. Again.
The NHL recently announced its 2020 Global Series and the B’s are international headliners for the third time in the last decade. The Black N’ Gold will open the ’20-’21 season on the road in Prague, Czech Republic facing off against the Nashville Predators at O2 Arena.
The B’s most recently … Keep Reading

European Tour: Bruins Edition

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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88
As the NHL looks to expand its outreach to the European markets, many players were welcomed back to the third annual NHL/NHLPA European Player Media Tour. Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak (Czech Republic) was invited once again to participate in the event. Bruins own Joakim Nordstrom (Sweden) also represented the Black and Gold during the Media … Keep Reading