It is a summer of critical decisions. While Don Sweeney awaits the decisions on Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, there is still work to be done. The money is limited, and there are crucial contracts. Not only internally, but every deadline acquisition is a pending free agent.
As the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals kick off on Saturday night, the Boston Bruins continue to work on their preparation for the league’s annual entry draft on June 28th in Nashville. Having moved inside of a month on the calendar until the draft, Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney will be tasked with getting the Bruins … Keep Reading
We all remember that last off-season Sweeney pulled off the one-for-one trade with the New Jersey Devils to bring in Pavel Zacha for Erik Haula. This deal wasn’t difficult because both players would have fit under either team’s salary cap without any other moves required. This year, an exchange like this will be … Keep Reading
The season has ended, most of the dust has settled, and now the Bruin’s brass is sitting down with the media for an exit press conference to answer questions on the quick exit out of the playoffs. But, of course, that is only one area of concern Don Sweeney, the General Manager of the … Keep Reading
The Boston Bruins have a salary cap issue looming over the team’s future, and B’s General Manager Don Sweeney and capologist (Assistant GM) Evan Gold certainly have their plates full this off-season. Heading into the 2023-24 National Hockey League season, their roster will be challenged by the NHL-mandated cap that currently sits at … Keep Reading
We are approaching two weeks since the Florida Panthers struck the final nail in the coffin of the 2022-23 Boston Bruins record-breaking season. The first-round exit of the Jim Montgomery-led Bruins left a region and a legion of fans stunned, and it rapidly became apparent that the price to pay for this final Cup run with this … Keep Reading
When Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci returned to the Bruins last summer, they both came on cap-friendly deals that had bonuses that would impact the 2023-2024 season salary cap. Now that the time has come to pay up, the Bruins front office have found themselves in a difficult situation. There are … Keep Reading
With the Bruins being eliminated by the Florida Panthers from the Stanley Cup Playoffs last week, Boston’s management has many difficult questions to answer, with multiple players set to enter free agency this offseason. The Bruins have eight unrestricted free agents, including Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Tyler Bertuzzi, Dmitry Orlov, Nick Foligno, Connor … Keep Reading
Unfortunately, the historic 2022-23 Boston Bruins season ended with a game seven overtime loss last night against the Florida Panthers. The Bruins’ loss shocked everyone around the hockey world as Florida stormed into the series after being down three games to one, becoming the thirty-first team in NHL history to make that comeback … Keep Reading
The Boston Bruins have been known for their stellar goaltending in the past two decades, from Tim Thomas to the current tantalizing tandem of Linus Ullmark and Jeremy Swayman. But it seems that they may have a tough decision regarding the pair in the upcoming year.
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