Hits and Misses: Grading All of Don Sweeney’s Boston Bruins Trades (The Finale)

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By: Ray Guarino | Follow me on Twitter @rayguarino

The Boston Bruins, coming off of a heartbreaking game seven loss to the St Louis Blues in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, had a very quiet offseason. They signed Brett Ritchie and Par Lindholm on the first day of free agency and added some depth pieces for the Providence Bruins.

Entering the 2019-2020 season, the Bruins

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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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The Boston Bruins Go Off The Draft Board

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by Matt Barry | Follow me on Twitter @oobcards

The Boston Bruins prepared for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft without a first-round pick. That selection was now in the hands of the Anaheim Ducks, who would choose right-wing Jacob Perreault with the 27th pick out of the Ontario Hockey League. Now the trade for Ondrej Kase is complete with the Ducks taking David Backes,

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What Value Can Bruins Fans Expect with the 58th Pick?

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by Matt Barry | Follow me on Twitter @oobcards

The Boston Bruins do not have a first-round pick in the 2020 National Hockey League Draft due to including the selection in the trade that brought winger Ondrej Kase to Boston. The team now has to wait until the 58th pick in the second round to make their first selection

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Assessing The Boston Bruins Salary Cap Situation

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By: Joey Partridge | Follow Me On Twitter @joey_partridge

Most Boston Bruins fans know the feeling of having their team pressed against the salary cap ceiling. It has actually been a common thing for the Bruins for most of this decade. Due to some bad contracts and having a deep, skilled roster, the Bruins haven’t had too much freedom entering most

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday David Backes

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Happy 36th Birthday To Former Boston Bruins Player David Backes!

David Backes was born on May 1st, 1984, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and per EliteProspects.com, played his high school hockey for Spring Lake Park High, where he appeared in 73 games for the Panthers contributing 77-102-179 numbers. During his final season of USHS-MN hockey, where he captained the team in 2001-02,

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Bruins Dodged a Bullet at Trade Deadline

By: Will Montanez | Follow me on Twitter @Willfro3

The NHL season is stumbling forward into what very well may be a canceled schedule. From the perspective of team management, this leads to several issues. One of those that is rarely discussed is how management teams will recoup losses of hockey “assets” like prospects and draft picks that they dealt for the temporary service of rental players. Bruins’ GM Don

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Boston Bruins Trade Deadline Additions And How They Fit

By Jack Cinquegrana | Follow me on Twitter @bruinschewy

The 2018-19 Boston Bruins made it to game seven of the Stanley Cup final last June and analysts and hockey-men alike agreed that they got bullied in the final by St. Louis. Depending on your loyalties, you probably thought the Bruins got jobbed on some calls and if you hate the Bruins then you’ll say they were outworked. It all comes

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Breaking Down The Bruins’ 2020 Trade Deadline

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LEFT: Nick Ritchie (37) (Photo: Harry How / Getty Images North America)
RIGHT: Ondrej Kase (25) (Photo by Steve Babineau / NHLI via Getty Images)

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

Another trade deadline in the National Hockey League has come and gone. With it, we saw the most trades in the history of the deadline (32) and only the second time that 55 total players have

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Grading the Bruins’ Deadline Deals

By: Michael DiGiorgio  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BostonDiGiorgio

This year’s NHL Trade Deadline was one for the record books.  32 trades were executed before the February 24, 2020, 3pm deadline, which broke 2010’s record of 31.  The Bruins accounted for two of the 32 trades, both of which were with the same team.

General Manager Don Sweeney executed two separate trades with the Anaheim Ducks.  The first sent the

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