1. Breaking Down Torey Krug's 2013-14 Calder Trophy Chances

    Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug needs to keep playing the way he's been playing and not falter in any fashion if he is to move into the upper echelon of Calder Trophy contenders...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 4,183 reads 5 comments

  2. How High Is Reilly Smith's Ceiling in 2013-14 With The Boston Bruins?

    With his assist on Saturday’s clincher , Reilly Smith already has two more points through 16 games as a Boston Bruin than he collected in 40 ventures as a Dallas Star...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 3,001 reads 0 comments

  3. Previewing Boston Bruins' 2013-14 Season Series with Toronto Maple Leafs

    Almost six full months have passed since the Boston Bruins barnstormed back from a 4-1 deficit to zap the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of the 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 1,538 reads 3 comments

  4. Should Boston Bruins Fans Still Hold a Grudge Against Tim Thomas?

    When the Boston Bruins home crowd and Tim Thomas both stand inside the TD Garden walls this Thursday , they will rerun a motif that has all but defined the New England sports scene in this young century...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 1,918 reads 9 comments

  5. Are the Boston Bruins Already Regretting Decision to Trade Tyler Seguin?

    The Boston Bruins obtained Tyler Seguin ’s services as a result of parting with Phil Kessel after a mere three seasons of alliance...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 15,291 reads 51 comments

  6. How Soon Should Boston Bruins Let Loui Eriksson Return After He's Healthy?

    Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien told the press on Monday that forward Loui Eriksson will not lace up his skates at any point in this calendar week...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 3,431 reads 2 comments

  7. Bruins vs. Penguins: Preview and Prediction for Eastern Conference Showdown

    Through Monday night’s NHL action, the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins own two of the four best point percentages in the Eastern Conference. Boston boasts a ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,640 reads 5 comments

  8. Has Milan Lucic Taken His Career to Another Level in 2013-14?

    Boston Bruins power forward Milan Lucic statistically certified the most prolific 10-game start of his NHL career amidst Saturday night’s 4-3 loss to New Jersey ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 3,094 reads 3 comments

  9. Breaking Down Clash Between Boston Bruins' 'D' and San Jose Sharks' Offense

    As the Boston Bruins return home Thursday night, a lofty task awaits in trying to hatch the goose-egg in the San Jose Sharks ’ “L” column...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,851 reads 14 comments

  10. Why Upcoming Stretch Is Crucial for Rask's Chance to Be Finland's Starter

    Entering Monday night’s action, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask led the entire NHL with a .954 save percentage. He is third overall and first among those who have played 400-plus minutes with a 1...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,154 reads 4 comments

  11. Should the Boston Bruins Be Resting Zdeno Chara During Back-to-Backs?

    Right now, especially in the wake of Saturday’s 5-0 whitewash of the Tampa Bay Lightning , the Boston Bruins do not have a pressing cause for concern over Zdeno Chara ’s effectiveness...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,072 reads 1 comments

  12. Will Brad Marchand Regain His Touch During the Boston Bruins' Road Swing?

    Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins took off Wednesday morning for Florida, where they shall spend the entire second half of this calendar week...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,473 reads 4 comments

  13. Who Will Be the Bruins 3rd Line's Odd Man out When Carl Soderberg Returns?

    Amidst what is likely a temporary top-six promotion, Boston Bruins winger Reilly Smith tallied his third assist in four games amidst Monday afternoon’s 3-2 falter to the visiting Detroit Red Wings ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,070 reads 4 comments

  14. Breaking Down Tuukka Rask's 2014 Vezina Chances After a Hot Start

    Although a handful of competitors remain the knee-jerk front-runners, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask is closer to laminating his certificate as a Vezina Trophy contender than he was two weeks ago...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,852 reads 0 comments

  15. Which Boston Bruin Is Next in Line for a Big Contract Extension?

    When the Boston Bruins inked defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to a contract extension last week , they whittled their impending 2014 free-agent class down to eight players...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 3,842 reads 3 comments

  16. Which Boston Bruin Is Having a Bigger Impact: Jarome Iginla or Loui Eriksson?

    Stylistically speaking, Jarome Iginla had a head start on fellow Boston Bruins summer import Loui Eriksson as early as their respective acquisitions in July ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,404 reads 4 comments

  17. Is David Krejci the Right Guy to Complete the Bruins' Leadership Structure?

    Never mind that David Krejci is not the member of the Boston Bruins ' top line with prior experience wearing a letter of leadership in the NHL ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 1,334 reads 0 comments

  18. Previewing the Boston Bruins' 2013-14 Season Series with the Detroit Red Wings

    The Boston Bruins will crack open their second newfangled Atlantic Division matchup in as many games when they host the Detroit Red Wings this Saturday night...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,397 reads 1 comments

  19. Will the Boston Bruins' Power Play Improve in 2013-14?

    In at least one respect, the Boston Bruins may find free-agent import Jarome Iginla to be an upgrade on Marc Savard, whose injury-induced absence has been the principal bane of their power play in recent years...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 1,379 reads 1 comments

  20. Complete 2013-14 Season Preview for the Boston Bruins

    Right wing reformation wasted little time nudging the aftermath of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals to the side in the Boston Bruins headlines this past July...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 4,984 reads 10 comments

  21. One Thing the Boston Bruins' Top Stars Must Prove in the 2013-14 Season

    New and returning Boston Bruins players are primed to face at least one new challenge in the 2013-14 NHL season. The sources of those challenges range from being new to the team to playing a direct role with one of the new faces...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,989 reads 0 comments

  22. Boston Bruins: Which Young Defenseman Will Be the Odd Man out in 2013-14?

    One week ago, Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli told WEEI ’s Big Bad Blog that he was bent on keeping defenseman Dougie Hamilton in the NHL . That is not necessarily going to change in the immediate future...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 3,353 reads 6 comments

  23. How Comfortable Should Boston Bruins Be with Options for Tuukka Rask's Backup?

    Boston Bruins buffs probably already know not to flatter Chad Johnson too much over his 18-save, 2-0 shutout of the Detroit Red Wings in last Saturday’s preseason action...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 1,943 reads 3 comments

  24. Ottawa Senators: Why They Can Contend For The NHL's Atlantic Division Title

    For the Ottawa Senators , the offseason free-agency exit of longtime captain Daniel Alfredsson is far from tantamount to other recent cases of NHL teams losing their leaders and faces to transaction...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,946 reads 5 comments

  25. Calder Trophy Watch: Preseason Ranking of the Top Candidates for 2013-14

    With several of the top picks from the 2013 NHL draft looking to promptly crack their organization’s top roster, the pool of candidates for the 2013-14 Calder Trophy promises to be one of the deeper and more intriguing of recent years...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about over 1 year ago 4,905 reads 22 comments