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Morgan Geekie is Paying Dividends for Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Don Sweeney didn’t have an easy job coming into the 2023-24 season. Boston’s General Manager had to navigate the losses of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, replenish a roster devoid of players, and accomplish all of this while staying in compliance with the salary cap. Sweeney had to make a series of shrewd roster choices when … Keep Reading

What Will a Jake DeBrusk Contract Extension Look Like for the Boston Bruins?

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

For the first time in quite a while, the Boston Bruins will go into the 2024 offseason with significant cap space and the ability to spend in free agency. Although some interesting names are available, Don Sweeney and Co. have some internal housekeeping they need to consider: whether or not to re-sign Jake DeBrusk.… Keep Reading

Bruins James van Riemsdyk is the Latest Surprise in a Flourishing Boston Offense

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter @cookejournalism

Last season was an exciting time to be a Boston Bruins fan. As the team cruised to an NHL-best 135 points with their dominant 65-12-5 regular season showing, nothing would stop the Black and Gold on their quest for the Stanley Cup. However, the hearts of Bruins fans were crushed when the eighth-seeded Florida Panthers stunned … Keep Reading

Bruins Stats Corner: New Kid on the Block

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By Karoline Sears | Follow me on Mastodon: @spelled_with_a_k and Substack

In addition to bringing on some veteran players, Don Sweeney decided to invest in some youth already in the NHL circuit. Sweeney signed 25-year-old Morgan Geekie to a two-year, $2 million contract. While there are plenty of prospects developing in Providence, it’s likely that Geekie will do everything he can to keep his … Keep Reading

Bruins Stats Corner: Shattenkirk the Journeyman

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By Karoline Sears | Follow me on Mastodon: @spelled_with_a_k and Substack

Hindsight is 20/20 and I think it’s safe to say that Don Sweeny was specifically looking to add veterans to the lineup as a way to transition the Boston Bruins from their most recent golden age (2006-2025) into the next. I’ll get into why I think the current golden age … Keep Reading

Bruins Stats Corner: JVR the Contributor

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By Karoline Sears | Follow me on Mastodon: @spelled_with_a_k and Substack

In 2011, the Hockey News named James van Riemsdyk (JVR) the face of the “new” power forward. Since his sophomore season, JVR has experienced numerous seasons with significant injuries, including concussions, hip problems, and muscle strains. Despite his history of injuries and veteran status, JVR is still considered a force to be … Keep Reading

Breaking News: Patrice Bergeron Announces Retirement

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By: Lauren Spencer | Follow Me on Twitter: @laurenspenc

After nineteen seasons, Boston Bruins Captain Patrice Bergeron has decided to retire from the National Hockey League. After spending his whole career in Black and Gold, Bergeron will retire as one of the most respected players of all time, on the ice and off. He will conclude his career with numerous accolades, including a … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Sign DiPietro, Regula, and Walsh to One-Year, Two-Way Deals

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By Karoline Sears | Follow me on Mastodon: @spelled_with_a_k and Substack

The Boston Bruins continue to invest in the franchise’s future with the signing of goaltender Michael DiPietro, defenseman Alec Regula, and defenseman Reilly Walsh. All three players signed one-year, two-way contracts with a $775,000 cap hit, per the Boston Bruins.

DiPietro was traded to the Boston Bruins on October 27, 2022, in … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Sign Free Agent Forward Jesper Boqvist to a One-Year Deal

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The Boston Bruins announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Jesper Boqvist to a one-year, one-way contract. The one-year contract comes with an average annual salary of $775,000 for the upcoming 2023-24 regular season.

The 6′-0″, 181-pound versatile forward plays both center and left-wing and was selected in the second … Keep Reading

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