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Report: Canadiens GM Search Could pry Briere From ECHL Mariners

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By: Mark Allred Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Last week over the United States Thanksgiving holiday, the National Hockey League Montreal Canadiens relived Marc Bergevin of his General Manager duties after close to a decade with the historic club. As the Canadiens search for the new general manager who will now work under team President Jeff Gorton who was officially hired today … Keep Reading

AHL Bruins Bring in Matt Thomas to Serve as Assistant Coach

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Yesterday the American Hockey League Providence Bruins hired Matt Thomas to join the Boston Bruins top minor-pro affiliate as an assistant coach to work under fellow newcomer and bench boss Ryan Mougenel. As the 2021/22 regular season approaches, it seems that Providence General Manager John Ferguson Jr. is happy with the additions … Keep Reading

Providence Bruins Sign Rugged Forward McKinnon to One-Year AHL Deal

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The Providence Bruins announced yesterday that the club has come to terms on a one-year AHL-only deal with tough-guy forward Ian McKinnon. The undrafted 23-year-old center from Ontario, Canada, was playing in the ECHL with the Jacksonville Icemen for the last two seasons but was loaned to the top minor-pro affiliate of the … Keep Reading

Rumor: The State of Florida Could be the Next Destination for a Bruins Minor-Pro Affiliation

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

With the close of the 2019-20 ECHL season back in March of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Boston Bruins and the organizations “AA” minor-pro affiliate the Atlanta Gladiators ended a previous one-year agreement. Rumors were floating around about the B’s and Atlanta agreeing on another year … Keep Reading

Bruins Prospect Has Options With NCAA Ivy League Season In Question

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

On Friday, July 10th, 2020, the website staff wrote up an article about the cancelation of the Ivy League fall sports and how that decision could impact the start of the 2020-21 ECAC hockey regular season. Rumors have the Ivy League Winter sports schedules starting in January, even as far as March … Keep Reading

Conway's Professional Climb Gets Rewarded In Providence Shootout Win

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277
The National Hockey Leagues Boston Bruins have a sneakingly good way of scouting talent especially with the vast amount of New England colleges and universities within driving distance. Regardless if an NCAA player was successful or not the Bruins scouting staff have found suitable players to fill gaps whether at the NHL level or with depth signings for those “show me … Keep Reading

AHL Providence Bruins Recall Asselin From Atlanta

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277
The American Hockey Leagues Providence Bruins announced earlier today that the top minor-pro affiliate of the National Hockey Leagues Boston Bruins has recalled forward Samuel Asselin from the ECHL Atlanta Gladiators. Asselin, a 21-year-old 5′-9″ 181-pound undrafted centerman signed with Providence on a two-year AHL contract back in July of 2019 after an impressive QMJHL season with the Halifax Mooseheads where … Keep Reading

Providence Bruins Recall Goalie Prospect Kyle Keyser

By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12
Providence Bruins general manager John Ferguson Jr. announced Thursday afternoon that the team has recalled goaltending prospect Kyle Keyser from the Atlanta Gladiators, Boston’s ECHL-affiliate. Providence recalling Keyser comes after Dan Vladar needed to be helped off the ice during the second period of the P-Bruins’ 5-4 shootout loss to the Laval Rocket on Wednesday night.

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