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Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future

Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future

thehockeynews.com Updated May 23 (4 days ago)
Lost amid news of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Mike Babcock were reports of the Boston Bruins hiring a new GM. Over a month after firing Peter Chiarelli, the Bruins promoted assistant GM Don Sweeney. The Boston media wasted little time dreaming up “to…
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  • Julien coach of Bruins “as of today,” says GM Sweeney

    Julien coach of Bruins “as of today,” says GM Sweeney

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com NHL.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    There has been much speculation about the status of Bruins coach Claude Julien’s position with the team and new Boston GM Don Sweeney did little to put those questions to rest during his introductory press conference Wednesday. Sweeney, who was named th…
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  • Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock si…

    Top 10 coaches by points percentage: Where does Mike Babcock sit?

    thehockeynews.com May 20 (7 days ago)
    The Toronto Maple Leafs have been mired in the basement of the NHL for several seasons, but the hiring of coach Mike Babcock is giving Leafs Nation a reason for hope for a better and much brighter future. While he hasn’t coached long enough to make the …
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  • New Bruins GM: Claude Julien is head coach ‘as of today’

    New Bruins GM: Claude Julien is head coach ‘as of today’

    yahoo.com May 20 (7 days ago)
    After a “worldwide” search, as CEO Charlie Jacobs described it, the Boston Bruins named Assistant General Manager Don Sweeney as the franchise's eighth GM Wednesday. Team president Cam Neely said the process was narrowed down to four candidates (Sweeney…
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  • Reports say NCAA goalie of the year Zane McIntyre to sign with …

    Reports say NCAA goalie of the year Zane McIntyre to sign with Bruins

    Fear not, Bruins fans, as losing netminder Niklas Svedberg might not hurt that much after all. University of North Dakota goaltender Zane McIntyre is reportedly set to sign with Boston mere months after being named the Mike Richter Award winner as NCAA …
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  • Source: Bruins to interview 4 finalists for GM job

    Source: Bruins to interview 4 finalists for GM job

    ESPN.com May 3
    Source: Bruins to interview 4 finalists for GM job
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Dion Phaneuf become an Oiler?

    Rumor Roundup: Could Dion Phaneuf become an Oiler?

    Could the Edmonton Oilers have interest in Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf? Sportsnet’s Damien Cox claims former Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli had interest in the 30-year-old Phaneuf prior to this season’s trade deadline. With Chiarelli n…
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  • Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL hi…

    Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL history?

    When fans of the Anaheim Ducks watch games such as Thursday night’s thrashing of the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of their playoff series, there’s a good chance they thank their lucky stars that Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry are under contract for the next f…
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  • Can Babcock really be the savior some teams might be seeking?

    Can Babcock really be the savior some teams might be seeking?

    Depending upon the whims of the management teams in Boston and St. Louis, we could be in for one of the most fascinating off-season games of coaching musical chairs we’ve seen in years – perhaps even ever. With the Detroit Red Wings eliminated from the …
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  • Boston Bruins GM search: Ray Shero in play, Rangers’ Jeff Gorto…

    Boston Bruins GM search: Ray Shero in play, Rangers’ Jeff Gorton on radar

    yahoo.com Apr 29
    The Boston Bruins are searching for a new general manager both internally and externally, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. From Friedman: Boston was scheduled to interview Ray Shero and Paul Fenton for its opening this week, although current…
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  • Your 2014-15 Norris Trophy finalists: P.K. Subban, Drew Doughty…

    Your 2014-15 Norris Trophy finalists: P.K. Subban, Drew Doughty and Erik Karlsson

    The NHL announced its three finalists in Norris Trophy voting this season - Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson, Montreal’s P.K. Subban and Los Angeles’ Drew Doughty – and the fact none of the three were finalists in 2013-14 says something about the calibre of defen…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Would Lucic for Hall or Eberle help both teams?

    Rumor Roundup: Would Lucic for Hall or Eberle help both teams?

    The Edmonton Oilers winning the 2015 draft lottery continues to resonate in the trade rumor mill. Their recent hiring of former Hockey Canada honcho Bob Nicholson as CEO and former Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli as GM and president of hockey operations provi…
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  • Peter Chiarelli hiring means Oilers finally break with legends,…

    Peter Chiarelli hiring means Oilers finally break with legends, set a new course

    With today’s hiring of Peter Chiarelli as president of hockey operations and GM of the Edmonton Oilers, it’s clear that new boss Bob Nicholson is quickly setting about to make his mark on the franchise. It’s also clear that after a year on the job, Nich…
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  • Steven Stamkos must go head-to-head with Pavel Datsyuk – and wi…

    Steven Stamkos must go head-to-head with Pavel Datsyuk – and win

    We’ve all seen this before, so suffice to say Steven Stamkos would not be the first star to be collared and rendered ineffective by Pavel Datsyuk. And even though the injury-prone Datsyuk is 36 and clearly entering the twilight of his career, it probabl…
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  • Defenseman Gill retires after 16 NHL seasons

    Defenseman Gill retires after 16 NHL seasons

    NHL.com Apr 23
    Defenseman Hal Gill, who played 16 NHL seasons and won the Stanley Cup in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Penguins, has announced his retirement. Gill was an eighth-round pick (No. 207) of the Boston Bruins in the 1993 NHL Draft. He played 1,108 games...
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  • Patrice Bergeron, Anze Kopitar, Jonathan Toews voted Selke Trop…

    Patrice Bergeron, Anze Kopitar, Jonathan Toews voted Selke Trophy finalists

    Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists for the 2014-15 Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded “to the forward who best excels in the defensive as…
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  • Ex-Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli meets with Oilers. What might his …

    Ex-Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli meets with Oilers. What might his future role be?

    It’s clearer every day the players won’t be the most intriguing free agents this NHL off-season. Coaching and front office vacancies keep sprouting up. We’re only halfway through round 1 of the playoffs, and we’ve seen bench bosses Todd McLellan (Sharks…
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  • Bruins star defenseman Zdeno Chara suffers broken leg, but he’l…

    Bruins star defenseman Zdeno Chara suffers broken leg, but he’ll be ready for start of next season

    Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara’s rough 2014-15 season – which included a knee injury and his team’s first failure to qualify for the playoffs since he arrived there in 2006 – was capped with news he’d suffered a broken leg. The team announced Tuesday…
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  • Bruins captain Chara has fracture in fibula

    Bruins captain Chara has fracture in fibula

    NHL.com Apr 21
    Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara has a non-displaced fracture of his left fibula. He does not need surgery, the Bruins said. He reportedly will not be able to play for Slovakia in the 2015 IIHF World Championship, which begins May 1. C...
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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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