Bargain Bin Shopping Bruins Edition

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

With the off-season hitting its dog days, most of the high profile free agents have long since signed on the dotted line. However, a number of well-known players remain on the market this year due to a flat salary cap and uncertainty around the logistics of the 2020-21 season. For example, proven 30-goal scorers like Mike

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The 2020-2021 Boston Bruins Defense Corps and What To Expect

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By Jack Cinquegrana | Follow me on Twitter! @bruinsjc

Following the signing of 26-year-old RFA defenseman Matt Grzelcyk, Boston Bruins fans are speculating the rise of the new guard on the blue line. Captain Zdeno Chara is an unrestricted free agent, and Bruins management is unsure of his future.

The 43-year-old defenseman is evaluating his options if he wants

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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

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From Nashville To Boston, Meet The Newest Bruin Craig Smith

Nashville Predators 5, New York Islanders 0: Craig Smith's Hat Trick Secures Win | News Break

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By Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

At the end of the 2019-20 season, Craig Smith reached the end of his contract and after playing nine years with the Nashville Predators, he became a high-value unrestricted free agent. Prior to the start of this past Friday’s free-agent frenzy,  rumors circulated all across the social media platforms and begged the question: who exactly is

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Boston Bruins And Torey Krug Part Ways

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Torey Krug’s tenure wearing the spoked B has come to end. Late Friday night, the 29-year old Livonia, Michigan native signed with the St. Louis Blues. According to PuckPedia the deal is worth $45.5 million over seven years with an Average Annual Value (AAV) of $6,500,000. Krug’s base salary will fluctuate over the course of the

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Would Erik Gustafsson Be A Fit With The Bruins?

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Free agency opens up in the National Hockey League today at noon EST and with it, Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney is going to be a busy man if rumors are any indication. Among the chatter is a report from David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, saying that Boston may be among the suitors for

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Boston Bruins: Past Five ‘Free Agency Frenzy’ Days

By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

Aside from the NHL Entry Draft, there is one off-season event that excites hockey fans, unlike any other – Free Agency Frenzy. In a normal season, this would be happening on July 1st, but as we now know, the start of free agency in 2020 is on Friday, October 9th. Expiring contracts throughout the league lead to over-hyped rumors, mainly

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Report: Boston Bruins Extend Qualifying Offers to Six Players

(Boston, MA, 11/24/17) Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk #48 gets congratulations on his goal from teammates Jake DeBrusk #74 and Peter Cehlarik #22 in second period of their game at the TD Garden. Friday, November 24, 2017. Staff photo by John Wilcox.
By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

With the official start of the free agency period in less than two days, the Boston Bruins had

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Bruins Should Target Craig Smith In Free Agency

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Long-time Nashville Predator forward Craig Smith will be hitting the open market come Oct. 9 when free agency opens, according to his agent Kevin Magnuson and Predators general manager David Poile. With a need for consistent scoring, especially at even-strength, in the middle-six, and a penchant for looking at the bargain bin, Boston Bruins

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