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Boston Bruins Recall Veteran Forward Jayson Megna From AHL Providence

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Earlier this afternoon, the Boston Bruins announced that the team had recalled veteran forward Jayson Megna from the American Hockey League Providence Bruins. The 34-year-old center returns to the National Hockey League after his time with the Anaheim Ducks and Colorado Avalance in the 2022-23 campaign.

This season, with the top … Keep Reading

Bruins Don Sweeney Tabbed Management Roles in Upcoming Team Canada Events

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

Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney received some well-deserved recognition on Friday morning. Hockey Canada appointed Sweeney to a pair of management roles in two upcoming Team Canada events, including general manager for the 2025 National Hockey League 4 Nations Face-Off and assistant general manager for the 2026 Olympic team.… Keep Reading

Bruins ink Jaxon Nelson to a One-Year, Entry-Level Contract

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

The Boston Bruins have made a splash in the NCAA free-agent market. Don Sweeney announced on Tuesday morning that Boston had signed Jaxon Nelson to a one-year, entry-level contract worth $870,000. Nelson–a product of the University of Minnesota–will report to the Providence Bruins on an amateur tryout basis.

The 6’4″, 220-pound power forward … Keep Reading

Riley Duran Signs Two-Year Entry-Level Contract With the Bruins

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

Another local kid is primed to rep the Black and Gold. On Sunday evening, general manager Don Sweeney announced that the Boston Bruins had signed Riley Duran to a two-year entry-level contract with a National Hockey League cap hit of $867,500.

Duran won’t have to go far. Finishing up his junior campaign at … Keep Reading

Bruins ink Michael DiPietro to One-Year, Two-Way Contract Extension

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

The Boston Bruins are in no shortage of goalies. On Wednesday afternoon, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced that Michael DiPietro has been signed to a one-year, two-way contract extension with a National Hockey League cap hit of $775,000. The other half of Boston’s minor league affiliate goalie tandem, Brandon Bussi, will … Keep Reading

Morgan Geekie is Paying Dividends for Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Don Sweeney didn’t have an easy job coming into the 2023-24 season. Boston’s General Manager had to navigate the losses of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, replenish a roster devoid of players, and accomplish all of this while staying in compliance with the salary cap. Sweeney had to make a series of shrewd roster choices when … Keep Reading

Andrew Peeke Will Make his Bruins Debut Tonight in Montreal

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

One of Don Sweeney’s trade acquisitions is set to come to life Thursday night. Andrew Peeke, dealt from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Jakub Zboril and a 2027 third-round pick, will sport the spoked-B for the first time against the Montreal Canadiens. The 25-year-old blueliner isn’t wasting any time getting … Keep Reading

Bruins Sign Notre Dame Defenseman Drew Bavaro to Entry-Level Contract

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The trade deadline may be over, but that hasn’t stopped Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney from upgrading his team. The Boston Bruins announced this morning that they have signed Notre Dame defenseman Drew Bavaro to a one-year, entry-level contract worth $867,500.

The 23-year-old from Bradenton, FL, will report to Providence and spend the rest of … Keep Reading

Column: Bruins Underwhelming Trade Deadline Isn’t as bad as it Looks

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

The Boston Bruins made their bed. Now, they have to sleep in it. Friday’s trade deadline wasn’t as exciting for the Bruins as some fans may have hoped for. While the Vegas Golden Knights were on a shopping spree—splurging on Tomas Hertl, Anthony Mantha, and Noah Hanifin—the Bruins sat on … Keep Reading

Bruins Acquire Pat Maroon From the Minnesota Wild

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

The Boston Bruins are on the board. After making his first transaction amidst the National Hockey League’s trade deadline frenzy in signing Parker Wotherspoon to a one-year extension, Don Sweeney has hit the trade block. According to The Atheltic’s Michael Russo, the Bruins have acquired Pat Maroon from the Minnesota Wild in exchange … Keep Reading

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