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How Much Should the Bruins Pay for David Pastrnak?

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By: Theo Lander | Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo

David Pastrnak’s looming contract situation appears to be the sole gray cloud over the Bruin’s meteoric start to the season. 

The Czech sniper is in the midst of a career year, thus far having nine goals and 16 assists for a total of 25 points in just 16 games. He is currently tied for third in league … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Marchand Return Date in Question

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By: Michael Rudd | Follow me on Twitter @Bosmike808.

On May 27th Brad Marchand underwent a double hip arthroscopy and labral repair, with the expected recovery time from these surgical procedures around six months. That timetable puts Marchand out until December at the earliest. Well, the Bruins might be getting an early Christmas, earlier than expected. It was widely reported that … Keep Reading

Matt Grzelyck’s Early Return May Impact Who Makes the Bruins’ Opening Night Roster

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

Per Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald, Bruins’ head coach Jim Montgomery told the media that defenseman Matt Grzelcyk is “slightly ahead of schedule” regarding his potential return. The 28-year-old defenseman underwent successful shoulder surgery back in June and wasn’t anticipated to make his return until a month into the 2022-23 season. The offensive … Keep Reading

Discussing the Bruins’ Defensemen Problem

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

The season is fast approaching, and the Boston Bruins have a salary cap issue. As of writing this, the Bruins are currently over the salary cap and will need to make at least one move in order to be cap compliant. As can be expected from this rabid fanbase, suggestions and demands have been … Keep Reading

Do The Bruins Have a Two-Headed Monster in Net?

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By: James Swindells | Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

Some big questions surround the Bruins as they move into the new season. Issues linked to rehab recoveries and how the team navigates the first quarter of the season and keeps itself in a position to contend for a playoff spot are the focal point. But equally as important is the continuing … Keep Reading

Three Players that Could Fill the Bruins’ Third Line Right Wing

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

On Tuesday, August 16th, Jimmy Murphy from BostonHockeyNow.com reported that the Boston Bruins are exploring the trade market with third-line right wing Craig Smith. With Boston’s recent signings of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, the Bruins are $2.4 million over the salary cap. To get below the cap ceiling ($82.5 million), Boston may … Keep Reading

Bruins Ink Pavel Zacha for One-Year

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Just as fans were still relishing the news that Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins had signed Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci to one-year deals, a third announcement made another splash – Sweeney was able to avoid an arbitration hearing and signed Pavel Zacha to a one-year contract.

The one-year deal will have a cap hit … Keep Reading

Why Haven’t the Bruins Signed Krejci or Bergeron?

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

With NHL free agency officially opening on July 13, many Bruins fans anxiously awaited news on not one but two fan-favorite players. Of course, I am speaking about David Krejci, who has been rumored to be making his return from Czechia (formerly the Czech Republic), and captain Patrice Bergeron. Both players have been heavily … Keep Reading

Looking at the Options the Bruins Have to Fill the Second Line Center

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

The 2022 offseason for the Boston Bruins has been a whirlwind of emotions with the firing of Bruce Cassidy in early June, the rumors surrounding Patrice Bergeron returning, and the multi-year contract extension of general manager Don Sweeney. While some offseason questions have been answered, many remain regarding the construction of the Bruins … Keep Reading

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