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Rumor Roundup: Bishop could be trade candidate as Lightning sea…

Rumor Roundup: Bishop could be trade candidate as Lightning search for cap space

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 19 (6 days ago)
The Tampa Bay Lightning avoided arbitration with winger Alex Killorn by re-signing him Sunday to a seven-year, $31.25-million contract. The annual cap hit ($4.45 million), however, leaves the Lightning with just over $8.5 million of cap room and restric…
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  • Kessel gets Cup; Marchand, Bruins talk extension; Hoffman hopes…

    Kessel gets Cup; Marchand, Bruins talk extension; Hoffman hopes to stay with Sens (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    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 . • Phil Kessel finally gets his day…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins need to look to free agents for blueline …

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins need to look to free agents for blueline help

    The Boston Bruins efforts to bolster their defense via the trade market hasn’t panned out so far. The asking prices for available blueliners such as St. Louis’ Kevin Shattenkirk, Minnesota’s Matt Dumba and Anaheim’s Cam Fowler are rumored to be expensiv…
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  • Bruins visit China; Cherry on Tenors; Conacher back in Tampa (P…

    Bruins visit China; Cherry on Tenors; Conacher back in Tampa (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 14
    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 . Bruins • Matt Beleskey and David P…
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  • Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good…

    Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good meeting’ with Sabres

    The Buffalo Sabres took a gamble in mid-June when they dealt a third-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Nashville Predators for the rights to NCAA standout Jimmy Vesey. The hope was the Sabres would lock up Vesey before Aug. 15, the day the Hobey Baker…
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  • The Blues need a new captain, and it should come down to Steen …

    The Blues need a new captain, and it should come down to Steen or Pietrangelo

    For the most recent generation of St. Louis fans, David Backes is the captain. Or, rather, was. Backes wore the ‘C’ for the Blues for the past five seasons, but his off-season departure to the Boston Bruins — on a five-year, $30-million deal, no less — …
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  • Bruins Prospect Jake DeBrusk Had A Horrific Testicular Injury

    Bruins Prospect Jake DeBrusk Had A Horrific Testicular Injury

    deadspin.com Jul 13
    Hockey teams are notoriously vague about players’ injuries. They’re usually categorized as “upper-body” or “lower-body,” with scant details beyond that. Boston Bruins draft pick Jake DeBrusk suffered a lower-body injury while playing for the WHL’s Swift…
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  • Carolina is rebuilding the right way by stacking the blueline

    Carolina is rebuilding the right way by stacking the blueline

    The Carolina Hurricanes haven’t made the playoffs since 2009, but there is definite reason for optimism these days. That’s because GM Ron Francis has overseen a rebuild that has stocked the organization with an asset often in short supply – defensemen. …
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  • Buffalo Sabres push hard for NCAA star Jimmy Vesey

    Buffalo Sabres push hard for NCAA star Jimmy Vesey

    According to Mark Divver from the Providence Journal, the Buffalo Sabres sent an armada to Boston in the hopes of convincing left winger Jimmy Vesey to sign with the franchise. Vesey, whose rights were acquired from Nashville in the lead-up to the draft…
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  • Kelly returns to Ottawa, signs one-year deal

    Kelly returns to Ottawa, signs one-year deal

    After parts of six seasons with the Boston Bruins, Chris Kelly is headed back to Ottawa. The 35-year-old center has signed a one-year, $900,000 deal with the Senators, the club announced. Originally a third-round pick of the Senators (94th overall) at t…
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  • Ray Bourque receives probation in drunk driving case

    Ray Bourque receives probation in drunk driving case

    yahoo.com Jul 6
    (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque acknowledged there was enough evidence to find him guilty of operating under the influence. The admission came Wednesday in a Lawrence District Court and stems from a June 24 incident in And…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins dangling David Krejci as trade bait in se…

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins dangling David Krejci as trade bait in search for defenseman

    The Boston Bruins search for skilled blueline depth continues in the aftermath of the opening-day NHL free-agent frenzy. CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty reports the Bruins were “kicking the tires” on free-agent shot-blocker Kris Russell. Haggerty also speculat…
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  • Rumor Roundup: The latest on Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, a…

    Rumor Roundup: The latest on Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Cam Fowler

    As the dust settles from the opening weekend of the NHL’s annual unrestricted free-agent frenzy, teams that missed out on the best UFA talent could turn to the trade market. For several clubs, that means pursuing a top-pairing defenseman. After the Edmo…
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  • Canucks sign highly-coveted scorer Loui Eriksson to six-year co…

    Canucks sign highly-coveted scorer Loui Eriksson to six-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 1
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks signed highly-coveted free agent forward Loui Eriksson to a six-year, US$36 million contract on Friday. The 30-year-old right winger spent the last three seasons with the Boston Bruins and scored 30 times whi...
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  • David Backes in black and gold will make Atlantic opponents bla…

    David Backes in black and gold will make Atlantic opponents black and blue

    Opposing centers in the Atlantic Division might want to start stocking up on Advil right about now, because they’re going to need it. If you don’t play for the Boston Bruins, David Backes is coming for you, and it’s going to hurt. The Bruins not only re…
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  • Boston locks down Torey Krug for four years and $21 million

    Boston locks down Torey Krug for four years and $21 million

    As first reported by Aaron Ward, Boston has reportedly re-signed defenseman Torey Krug to a four-year contract worth $21 million, or $5.25 million per season. The undersized Michigan State alum has been a key member of the B’s blueline and this was an i…
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  • Buyout roundup: Lightning’s Carle, Bruins’ Seidenberg and more

    Buyout roundup: Lightning’s Carle, Bruins’ Seidenberg and more

    Less than 24 hours before the free agency period begins, several NHL teams got to work on some housekeeping Thursday. Six teams placed players on unconditional waivers for the purpose of a buyout. The NHL’s buyout window closes at 5 p.m. ET on Thursday.…
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  • Everything is happening: Recapping the craziest 53 minutes the …

    Everything is happening: Recapping the craziest 53 minutes the NHL has seen in years

    During a 2011 NHL playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, iconic ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ play-by-play man Bob Cole exclaimed ‘Everything is happening!” during a frantic series of play. It has become a go-to saying for hockey fans…
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  • Bourque pleads not guilty; blood-alcohol three times legal limi…

    Bourque pleads not guilty; blood-alcohol three times legal limit: Report

    yahoo.com Jun 27
    Former Boston Bruins defenseman Ray Bourque was arrested, booked and released on bail on Friday, June 24 for operating under the influence (OUI) in Andover, Massachusetts. Bourque was not scheduled to be arraigned until Tuesday; however he and his attor…
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  • Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charges

    Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charges

    yahoo.com Jun 25
    Former Boston Bruins defenseman Ray Bourque was arrested Friday night for allegedly driving drunk in Andover, Mass., according to FOX25 Boston. Police said Bourque was arrested at the scene following a car crash just before midnight. Neither the two peo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Report: Kings GM Lombardi says Lucic will test free agent marke…

    Report: Kings GM Lombardi says Lucic will test free agent market

    The Los Angeles Kings made a big splash last off-season when they acquired Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins for Martin Jones, Colin Miller and a first-round pick, but it looks like Lucic’s tenure as a King will be one-and-done. ESPN’s Pierre LeBruin r…
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  • Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have another chance to win their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history, and first since 2009, when they face the San Jose Sharks on the road in Game 6. Trying to win a championship on the road late in a series doesn’t sound lik…
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  • Former Bruin Savard dealt again in salary cap move

    Former Bruin Savard dealt again in salary cap move

    Marc Savard has now been traded twice without having played in a single game. The injured 38-year-old center was dealt Friday – the second time in less than a year – in a move made strictly because of salary cap implications. Savard is now a member of t…
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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.