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Despite Injuries, Bruins Cracked Super 16. Do They Belong There?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

We all know how the 2021-22 NHL season ended for the Bruins. We all know what has happened following the Game 7 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round of the playoffs – Bruce Cassidy took the fall and lost his job, Jim Montgomery was named as his successor, Jake DeBrusk rescinded his … Keep Reading

Which Bruins Prospects Could Impress at Training Camp?

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

The Boston Bruins season is almost here. The prospect challenge has come and gone, preseason officially starts on Saturday, and the official training camp roster has been announced. However, a few spots are still open on the opening day lineup due to injuries. While veteran players could fill those spots, I’ve been getting … Keep Reading

Coming Attractions: Breakout Season Ahead For New Boston Bruins Forward Pavel Zacha

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By: James Swindells / Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

On June 13, 2022, Bruins’ General Manager Don Sweeney traded forward Erik Haula to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Pavel Zacha. A glance at Zacha shows Sweeney dealt for a player that has not lived up to the lofty expectations of a former sixth overall draft selection in 2015. The Bruins gained a … Keep Reading

The Bruins Should Expect More From Craig Smith This Year

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Craig Smith struggled offensively in the 2021-2022 season for the Bruins, but that doesn’t mean he’s destined to be a failure this season. Bruins fans should expect not only to see an uptake in his offensive output but also a more confident playing style.

Last year, Smith played musical chairs when it came to … Keep Reading

An Inside Look on Bruins’ Forward Trent Frederic Next Season

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

With just over a month before the start of the NHL regular season, the Bruins’ roster seems to be coming into form with Boston signing Pavel Zacha, Patrice Bergeron, and David Krejci. The Bruins will be without some essential pieces to start the regular season with Brad Marchand, Charlie McAvoy, and … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Free Agent Options After Potential Craig Smith Trade

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

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

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’ Player Milestones For The 2022-23 Season

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By: Michael Rudd | Follow me on Twitter @Bosmike808

As the Bruins get ready for next season, a few players have significant career milestones within their reach. Every player goes into a season with winning the cup as their focus. That doesn’t mean they don’t also have an eye on a little personal glory. Let’s look at … Keep Reading

Report: Bruins are Open to Trade Craig Smith

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By: Theo Lander | Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo

The Boston Bruins are in a precarious situation with their salary cap. Apparently, trading Craig Smith is their solution.

On Tuesday, Jimmy Murphy of BostonHockeyNow.com reported that the Boston Bruins had recently engaged in trade talks surrounding Craig Smith. The source of this report was described as an “NHL source with direct knowledge … 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

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