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The five least effective trade deadline deals of 2014-15

The five least effective trade deadline deals of 2014-15

thehockeynews.com Updated 4 hours ago
For the past week, the Toronto Blue Jays have owned the sports news cycle thanks to the club’s big time acquisitions of Troy Tulowitzki and David Price ahead of the MLB trade deadline. There’s one problem, though: there’s a possibility that neither trad…
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  • Leafs lowball Bernier; Bruins blame game; NHL last chance team …

    Leafs lowball Bernier; Bruins blame game; NHL last chance team (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Brad Richards’ son is hungry. Oh…
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  • Bruins, Canadiens alumni to face off at Winter Classic

    Bruins, Canadiens alumni to face off at Winter Classic

    NHL.com yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The current rivalry between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will not be the only one celebrated at the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. The League announced Wednesday that there will be an alumni game played at...
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  • Soderberg excited by opportunity with Avalanche

    Soderberg excited by opportunity with Avalanche

    NHL.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    Carl Soderberg was already planning to join the Colorado Avalanche, but when he heard who his linemates might be, he became even more intrigued. Soderberg, who was traded to Colorado by the Boston Bruins on June 25 and the next day signed a fiv...
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  • In The Cards: Looking back on Orr’s Blackhawk days

    In The Cards: Looking back on Orr’s Blackhawk days

    thehockeynews.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    One of the biggest free agent deals took place when the Chicago Blackhawks signed Bobby Orr away from the Boston Bruins in June 1976. Orr’s time in Chicago was a forgettable end to his legacy, which also resulted in two terrible hockey cards. For their …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blueline buzz as free agency continues

    Rumor Roundup: Blueline buzz as free agency continues

    The Columbus Blue Jackets could add a veteran defenseman before the start of 2015-16. Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports sources claiming Jackets management have had discussions with free-agent blueliner Christian Ehrhoff, who’s coming off…
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  • Cody Franson says he’s waiting on right fit, sick of one-year d…

    Cody Franson says he’s waiting on right fit, sick of one-year deals

    If you were wondering what has taken so long for defenseman Cody Franson to sign a new contract, you’re not alone. Franson himself seems to be getting impatient. In an interview with TSN 1040 in Vancouver, Franson opened an interview with questions abou…
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  • McDonald: B's put trust in Sinden's experience

    McDonald: B's put trust in Sinden's experience

    ESPN.com Jul 19
    McDonald: B's put trust in Sinden's experience
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  • Getting To Know: Randy Burridge

    Getting To Know: Randy Burridge

    Status: NHL left winger from 1985-1999 for Boston, Buffalo, Washington, Los Angeles. HT: 5-9 WT: 185 pounds DOB: Jan. 7, 1966 In: Fort Erie, Ontario First Hockey Memory: “I started in a house league, I started skating when I was eleven. Me and my brothe…
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  • Bruins prospect DeBrusk scores slick shootout goal

    Bruins prospect DeBrusk scores slick shootout goal

    Boston Bruins prospect Jake DeBrusk left something to remember him by on the final day of development camp. DeBrusk, the 14th pick of the 2015 NHL Draft, scored a slick, behind-the-back shootout goal Friday. "My thought process going into th...
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  • Bruins GM willing to add free agent defenseman

    Bruins GM willing to add free agent defenseman

    NHL.com Jul 17
    The Boston Bruins are looking to add a free agent defenseman, general manager Don Sweeney said Friday. The Bruins have traded Dougie Hamilton and Johnny Boychuk the past two offseasons, and signed Matt Irwin this summer. "There are a couple ...
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  • Bruins sign first-round pick Zboril

    Bruins sign first-round pick Zboril

    NHL.com Jul 15
    BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 15, the club has signed defenseman Jakub Zboril to an entry-level contract. Zboril will be available during the player media access period at the Boston Bruins Develop...
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  • How would life be different for the Maple Leafs and Bruins had …

    How would life be different for the Maple Leafs and Bruins had Toronto won Game 7?

    With 3:35 left in Game 7, Matt Frattin had a chance to bury the Bruins. Taking advantage of a fumbling Dougie Hamilton, Frattin stripped the Boston defenseman at the Toronto blueline and charged up the ice with the opportunity to extend what was already…
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  • Bruins make savvy signing, ink Irwin to one-year deal

    Bruins make savvy signing, ink Irwin to one-year deal

    With Dougie Hamilton gone from Boston and the Bruins lacking depth on the blueline, it was evident that GM Don Sweeney needed to pick up some help on defense. Sweeney found that help Friday, inking Matt Irwin to a one-year, $800,000 deal. The signing of…
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  • Sturm new coach, GM of German men's national team

    Sturm new coach, GM of German men's national team

    NHL.com Jul 10
    Marco Sturm, who played 14 seasons in the NHL primarily for the San Jose Sharks and Boston Bruins, was named by the German Ice Hockey Association as coach and general manager of the men's national team, according to the International Ice Hockey Fe...
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  • Bruins sign defenseman Irwin to one-year contract

    Bruins sign defenseman Irwin to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 10
    BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 10, that the club has signed defenseman Matt Irwin to a one-year contract through the 2015-16 season worth an NHL cap figure of $800,000. The 27-year-old Irwin skated ...
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  • Jimmy Hayes to wear No. 11 with Bruins to honor late friend

    Jimmy Hayes to wear No. 11 with Bruins to honor late friend

    Generally, when a player comes to a new team, they only switch their jersey number for one of a few reasons: it’s a number they had wanted previously but couldn’t wear, someone on the new club is wearing their favorite sweater number or there’s a retire…
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  • Bruins sign Jimmy Hayes to 3-year deal, extend Brett Connolly

    Bruins sign Jimmy Hayes to 3-year deal, extend Brett Connolly

    yahoo.com Jul 6
    The Summer of Sweeney continues! The Boston Bruins announced a trio of signings on Monday, and they all fall in the “yippee, GM Don Sweeney!” category rather than the “Dougie Hamilton debacle” category. From the Bruins: Boston Bruins General Manager Don…
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  • Why the AHL is becoming the new breeding ground for young Euros

    Why the AHL is becoming the new breeding ground for young Euros

    The Czech Republic came into the 2015 world juniors with high expectations thanks to its deepest lineup in years. But glory wasn’t to be had. The Czechs struggled throughout their stay in Toronto, and everything ended with a dispirited quarterfinal loss…
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  • Antoine Vermette makes 'easy adjustment' in return to Coyotes

    Antoine Vermette makes 'easy adjustment' in return to Coyotes

    yahoo.com Jul 2
    After the Arizona Coyotes’ 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins back on Feb. 28, Antoine Vermette held an emotional post-game scrum. The NHL trade deadline was less than 48 hours away and the pending unrestricted free agent knew he would be traded. Not long be…
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  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins 00:44

    Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins

    Mar 19
    Kyle Turris scored twice in the Senators' 6-4 win over the Bruins.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Caps Stop Bruins' Hot Streak 00:48

    Caps Stop Bruins' Hot Streak

    Mar 15
    Braden Holtby had 32 saves in Washington's 2-0 win over Boston, which ended the Bruins' five-game winning streak.
  • Video - Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins 01:23

    Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins

    Mar 14
    Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Penguins.

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