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Krejci’s status for World Cup uncertain as he recovers from hip…

Krejci’s status for World Cup uncertain as he recovers from hip surgery

thehockeynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
The Czech Republic aren’t exactly what one would call tournament favorites as the World Cup approaches, and their chances of surprising some teams and making a serious run at taking home the tournament title may have taken a serious hit as Boston Bruins…
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  • Why won’t the NHL close Coyotes’ salary cap loophole?

    Why won’t the NHL close Coyotes’ salary cap loophole?

    yahoo.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Chicago Blackhawks’ Dave Bolland celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of their NHL Stanley Cup Finals hockey series in Boston, Massachusetts, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger What if I told you that…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins blueline needs work, but reinforcements n…

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins blueline needs work, but reinforcements not coming just yet

    thehockeynews.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Entering this off-season, Boston Bruins management made no secret of their need for a skilled, puck-moving defenseman. With September and the start of training camp fast approaching, that issue has yet to be addressed. NBC Sports’ Joey Alfieri reports t…
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  • Tyler Seguin says Stars are in their Stanley Cup window

    Tyler Seguin says Stars are in their Stanley Cup window

    thehockeynews.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    The Dallas Stars were one of the most exciting shows on ice last season, but keeping the puck out of their net proved too onerous in the end. Dallas bowed out to St. Louis in the second round and although goaltending will continue to be a question this …
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  • Vesey met with seven teams, discussing options Thursday — what …

    Vesey met with seven teams, discussing options Thursday — what can each team offer?

    For those tiring of hearing about NCAA free agent Jimmy Vesey, rest assured that the 23-year-old winger is nearing a decision on his destination. According to a report from ESPN’s Joe McDonald, Vesey has finished meeting with the teams he has interest i…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins, Blackhawks, Rangers favorites for Jimmy …

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins, Blackhawks, Rangers favorites for Jimmy Vesey

    With the NHL off-season now in its dog days, notable trade and free-agent activity has slowed to a crawl. As a result, speculation over where promising free-agent prospect Jimmy Vesey could end up is garnering headlines. Vesey, 23, is the 2016 Hobey Bak…
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  • Boston Bruins prospect Charlie McAvoy levels Florida Panthers p…

    Boston Bruins prospect Charlie McAvoy levels Florida Panthers pick Lawson Crouse in summer Canada-US game

    When Canada and the United States face off it’s for keeps. That evidently goes for games in August, too. Exhibit A: the hit American defenseman Charlie McAvoy levied on Canadian left winger Lawson Crouse during Saturday’s 5-1 U.S. win in the finale of t…
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  • Boston Bruins grow game in eye opening trip to China

    Boston Bruins grow game in eye opening trip to China

    yahoo.com Aug 6
    Boston Bruins Matt Beleskey was intrigued when the Boston Bruins asked players if they wanted to take part in a ‘grow the game’ type trip to China this summer. The team planted the seed in players’ heads around Christmas and Beleskey quickly told his wi…
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  • The five players with the biggest buyout cap hits in 2016-17

    The five players with the biggest buyout cap hits in 2016-17

    Antoine Vermette has officially become an unrestricted free agent following an entirely unexpected buyout that saw the 34-year-old sent packing by the Arizona Coyotes. Vermette told RDS that he understands the reasoning behind the move from the Coyotes’…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Boston Bruins

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Boston Bruins

    yahoo.com Aug 3
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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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

    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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  • 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.