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…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Jul 18Here 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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Bruins need to look to free agents for blueline helpthehockeynews.com Jul 16The 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 14Here 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…Share Tweet
Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good meeting’ with Sabresthehockeynews.com Jul 14The 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…Share Tweet
The Blues need a new captain, and it should come down to Steen or Pietrangelothehockeynews.com Jul 13For 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 — …Share Tweet
Bruins Prospect Jake DeBrusk Had A Horrific Testicular Injurydeadspin.com Jul 13Hockey 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…Share Tweet
Carolina is rebuilding the right way by stacking the bluelinethehockeynews.com Jul 11The 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. …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 8According 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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 7After 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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Bruins dangling David Krejci as trade bait in search for defensemanthehockeynews.com Jul 6The 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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: The latest on Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Cam Fowlerthehockeynews.com Jul 4As 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…Share TweetNHL.com Jul 1VANCOUVER - 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...Share TweetOpposing 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…Share Tweet
Boston locks down Torey Krug for four years and $21 millionthehockeynews.com Jun 30As 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…Share TweetLess 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.…Share Tweet
Everything is happening: Recapping the craziest 53 minutes the NHL has seen in yearsthehockeynews.com Jun 30During 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 27Former 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 25Former 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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 24Entering 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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 22The 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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 12The 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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 11Marc 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…Share Tweet
Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past BruinsMar 19Kyle Turris scored twice in the Senators' 6-4 win over the Bruins.
Sabres Beat Bruins In ShootoutMar 17Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
Caps Stop Bruins' Hot StreakMar 15Braden Holtby had 32 saves in Washington's 2-0 win over Boston, which ended the Bruins' five-game winning streak.
Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To BruinsMar 14Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Penguins.