1. Boston Bruins: 4 Contracts That Will Be a Problem Under a Reduced Salary Cap

    The Boston Bruins currently have more money committed for the 2012-13 season than any other team in the NHL . A significant salary cap reduction in the next collective bargaining agreement could leave them in deep water...

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  2. Tuukka Rask: Boston Bruins Goalie Is Set to Return from Czech Republic

    Boston Bruins ' top netminder Tuukka Rask has announced plans to return at the end of the week from a stint in the Czech Republic, according to a tweet from Roman Jedlicka ...

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  3. Boston Bruins: Top 13 Defensemen in Franchise History

    Since their founding in 1924, the Boston Bruins have consistently boasted an outstanding defensive corps. For nearly a century, the Bruins have forged their big, bad reputation on the blue line...

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  4. Jaroslav Spacek: Defenseman Retires After 13 NHL Seasons

    Defenseman Jaroslav Spacek has announced his retirement after thirteen seasons in the National Hockey League...

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  5. Why the Boston Bruins Could Be Better off Without Rick Nash or Corey Perry

    Since their failed bid to defend the Stanley Cup, the Boston Bruins have been tipped for a blockbuster move to add a top goal scorer...

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  6. Johnny Boychuk: Boston Bruins Defenseman Signs in Austrian League

    On Day 61 of the NHL lockout , Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is heading abroad to play in Austria, according to a tweet from CSNNE's Joe Haggerty. Boychuk is the 11th Bruin to seek ice time abroad...

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  7. 4 Boston Bruins Prospects Dominating in the OHL Right Now

    Over the past three drafts, the Boston Bruins have selected nine players from the Ontario Hockey League, beginning with Tyler Seguin . Their diligent scouting in the region looks set to pay major dividends in the near future...

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  8. 15 Bold Predictions for Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins Goalies in 2012-13

    While Tim Thomas enjoys his sabbatical, Tuukka Rask finally inherits the Bruins' top role in net. Named the Bruins regular starter for the first time since his rookie year in 2009-10, the Finnish goalie is set for big things this season...

    Chris Blanchard Written by Chris Blanchard about over 1 year ago 1,869 reads 13 comments

  9. Matt Grzelcyk: Boston Bruins Prospect Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week at BU

    Boston Bruins home-grown prospect Matt Grzelcyk continues to shine on the Boston University blue line. For his efforts, the Charlestown, Mass., native has been named Hockey East Rookie of the Week...

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  10. Boston Bruins Prospects Impress in CHL Subway Super Series

    Since November 5, five of the Boston Bruins top prospects have squared off on behalf of either Canada or Russia in the annual CHL Subway Super Series...

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  11. 5 Boston Bruins Killing It in the AHL Right Now

    Although the Providence Bruins are currently languishing in last place in the AHL's Atlantic division, the Dunkin Donuts Center is not completely devoid of excitement...

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  12. Nathan Horton: Can Boston Bruins Winger Return to Form After Concussion Saga?

    Boston Bruins winger Nathan Horton is supposedly ready to make a return to the ice, if and when the season begins. The question remains whether or not his production will return with him...

    Chris Blanchard Written by Chris Blanchard about over 1 year ago 1,011 reads 13 comments

  13. Tim Thomas: 6 Reasons He Will Never Return to the Boston Bruins

    In June, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas announced via Facebook his intent to sit out the 2012-13 season, despite having just one year remaining on his contract. The controversial decision brings Thomas' career into extreme doubt...

    Chris Blanchard Written by Chris Blanchard about over 1 year ago 9,221 reads 27 comments

  14. Boston Bruins: 7 Options in Net If Tuukka Rask Is out Long Term

    As a result of Tim Thomas' sabbatical, Tuukka Rask is set to inherit the starting role in Boston's crease. Over three seasons in Boston, Rask has proven that he is capable of being an elite starting goalie...

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  15. Boston Bruins: Is Tyler Seguin the Best NHL Star Playing in Switzerland?

    Boston Bruins star Tyler Seguin has spent this fall dominating the Swiss National League with EHC Biel . One of 10 Bruins currently playing in Europe, Seguin has had a remarkable season thus far...

    Chris Blanchard Written by Chris Blanchard about over 1 year ago 3,335 reads 8 comments

  16. Boston Bruins: 10 Best Moves Under GM Peter Chiarelli's Reign

    Peter Chiarelli was named general manager of the Boston Bruins on May 26 2006, and he immediately took major steps to rebuild the franchise. Five years and 20 days later, he hoisted the Stanley Cup over his head...

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  17. Boston Bruins: Chris Kelly Signs with HC Red Ice in Swiss Second Division

    Bruins center Chris Kelly has signed a contract with Switzerland's HC Red Ice, according to James Murphy of ESPN Boston . HC Red Ice is a member of Switzerland's National League B, one division below Switzerland's top league...

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  18. Boston Bruins in Switzerland: Patrice Bergeron Returns from Injury

    Patrice Bergeron returned to the ice today in Switzerland for HC Lugano after missing the team's last two games with an upper-body injury. The injury came to light when Bergeron was absent from last week's game against the Kloten Flyers ...

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  19. 5 Boston Bruins Who Have Put Together the Best Performances Overseas

    With no progress being made towards a new CBA, nine Boston Bruins stars have set up shop in Europe. The Bruins contingent has since met with considerable success. Four players currently reside in the Czech Republic...

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  20. Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask Returns from Injury Against David Krejci

    Tuukka Rask was back in the net for HC Plzen on Friday, proving that his groin injury is not worthy of major concern...

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  21. Patrice Bergeron: Boston Bruins Center Injured Playing in Switzerland

    Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron has suffered an upper body injury playing in Europe, according to a tweet from Naoko Funayama of NESN ...

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  22. Boston Bruins: 4 Reasons the Lockout Makes Tim Thomas' Return More Likely

    When Tim Thomas announced his one year sabbatical from the NHL in June, he was planning on foregoing an 82-game slog. As the lockout drags on, threatening the length of the season, Tim Thomas might just be willing to give it another shot...

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  23. Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask Injured Playing in Czech Republic

    Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask has suffered a groin injury while playing in Europe, according to a tweet from Roman Jedlicka ...

    Chris Blanchard Written by Chris Blanchard about over 1 year ago 4,683 reads 33 comments

  24. Update on Boston Bruins Stars Playing in Europe

    As the odds of a complete 82-game season worsen with every passing day, a handful of Bruins players are becoming more and more at home in Europe. At this time, nine Bruins players have signed contracts overseas for the duration of the lockout...

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  25. Boston Bruins: 3 Reasons That They Will Win the Northeast Division in 2012-13

    In 2012-13, the Boston Bruins will take aim at their third straight and 25th all-time Northeast Division crown. The black and gold juggernaut's recent dominance could be hard to stop...

    Chris Blanchard Written by Chris Blanchard about almost 2 years ago 858 reads 36 comments