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
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
There are things for which Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney takes an unnecessary amount of heat (i.e., the 2015 NHL Entry Draft) and others for which he doesn’t get his just due. Sweeney and his staff are proficient in assessing value in the trade market and understanding the importance of organizational assets when it comes time … Keep Reading
The Bruins enter this upcoming season with Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci on one-year deals. The 37 and 36-year-old centers will look to turn back the clock once more to form a formidable one-two punch down the middle. Unfortunately, that leaves a lot of uncertainty moving forward. A move … Keep Reading
P.K. Subban in the Black and Gold? It is not as crazy of an idea as it would have been back in the early 2010s when Subban was Public Enemy #1 as a member of the rival Montreal Canadiens. With training camp just around the corner and rosters mostly set, significant transactions are few and far between. … Keep Reading
It’s not a secret that Boston forward Craig Smith is on the trade block. According to CapFriendly, Boston is approximately $2.2 million over the salary cap with 24 roster players. Moving Craig Smith and his $3.1 million cap hit gives the Bruins just under 900k in cap room. That’s not a … Keep Reading
Boom! Many fans’ nightmares are over today as the Boston Bruins sign career Bruin and Captain Patrice Bergeron to a one-year, $2.5 million deal. Both sides also agreed on a $2.5 million bonus structure that will go against the 2023-24 Bruins salary cap.
Future Hall of Famer Patrice Bergeron will return to the … Keep Reading
Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins signed C/RW Vinni Lettieri to a 1-year, $750,000 2-way contract earlier this afternoon. The former University of Minnesota forward is 27 years old, standing at five foot 11 inches and weighing 185 pounds. He’s a speedy, skill-oriented forward who will provide depth to this organization. Lettieri has played 219 AHL … Keep Reading
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