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Sweeney Putting an Emphasis on Size Will Help the Bruins Blue Line

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney made a couple of notable signings in free agency, inking center Elias Lindholm and defenseman Nikita Zadorov to long-term contracts. The Zadorov signing was for six years and $30 million, proving that Sweeney is emphasizing something particular. 

That would be addressing the physical size of the … Keep Reading

A Deep Dive Into the Bruins’ Forward Depth Chart After Free Agency

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By: Ryan Jainchill | Follow me on Twitter/X @jainchill_ryan

After a flurry of free agent signings on July 1st that tackled the pressing needs of the Boston Bruins, the depth chart for the 2024-25 season appears to be set, barring any surprises from General Manager Don Sweeney and the organization. With a little more than two months before the opening of Bruins … Keep Reading

Bruins Free Agency: Elias Lindholm, Nikita Zadorov Signed to Contracts

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

That didn’t take long. Less than thirty minutes into free agency, Don Sweeney has already burnt through $12.75 million in cap space, signing Elias Lindholm and Nikita Zadarov to respective contracts. Lindholm’s deal looks to be seven years at $7.75 million, while Zadorov is inked for six years at $5 Keep Reading

Bruins Free Agency: Four Qualifying Offers Sent Before June 30th Deadline

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

To begin what is expected to be an offseason frenzy for the Boston Bruins, the team issued four qualifying offers on Sunday to restricted free agents Michael Callahan, Marc McLaughlin, Alec Regula, and Jeremy Swayman. It is worth noting that offers were not sent to Joey Abate, Jesper Boqvist, and Curtis … Keep Reading

2024 NHL Entry Draft: Boston Bruins Select Dean Letourneau in the First Round

By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

Last night, the Boston Bruins had the 25th selection in the 2024 National Hockey League Entry Draft, and they added much-needed developmental depth to the organization’s center position. With the pick at 25 at the iconic Sphere in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Bruins select forward Dean Letourneau from St. Andrews College.… Keep Reading

Players the Bruins Could Select in the Later Rounds of the 2024 NHL Entry Draft

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

As the Boston Bruins prepare for the 2024 National Hockey League Entry Draft, they find themselves at a pivotal point as an organization that’s already made several moves this offseason leading up to the festivities in Nevada this Friday night. With the draft being held at the iconic Sphere … Keep Reading

Bruins Deal Linus Ullmark to Ottawa for Mark Kastelic, Joonas Korpisalo, and a 2024 First-Round Pick

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

Linus Ullmark is an Ottawa Senator. Less than an hour before puck drop of Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals, Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins cracked the hockey airwaves with perhaps their most significant offseason decision this summer.

Ullmark, who was swirling around trade rumors dating back to the trade … Keep Reading

Bruins Ink Defenseman Ian Mitchell to One-Year, Two-Way Extension

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

It isn’t a Linus Ullmark trade, and it isn’t Jake DeBrusk news, but Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins have kickstarted the offseason with their first roster decision. The Bruins announced on Sunday that Ian Mitchell has been signed to a one-year, two-way contract extension with a $775,000 hit to Boston’s … Keep Reading

Matt Poitras Could Play a Big Role for the Bruins Next Season

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

After being eliminated in six games by the Florida Panthers in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Boston Bruins will have an interesting off-season. With a handful of pending free agents and a lot of money to spend, GM Don Sweeney will have some tough decisions. However, one thing … Keep Reading

Should the Boston Bruins Pursue a Trade for Nikolaj Ehlers

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The calendar has flipped over to June, and summer is officially here, which means the NHL rumor mill is beginning to heat up. While Bruins fans patiently wait for news on their team’s pending free agents, yet another big name has emerged in trade chatter. The question is whether or not Boston is ready, willing, and able … Keep Reading

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