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Bruins Training Camp Notes: David Pastrnak Leaves Ice Early After Taking Hit

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Boston Bruins forward prospect David Pastrnak was hit by defenseman Matt Bartkowski in the first half of Group B’s skate Saturday and the 18-year-old rookie didn’t return to the ice. There was no update on Pastrnak’s status from the team at the end of Group B’s practice. Pastrnak, who Boston selected in the first round of the 2014 NHL draft, had been...
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Bruins Training Camp: Reilly Smith’s Absence An Opportunity For Seth Griffith

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Becoming an NHL player is all about seizing opportunities. With Reilly Smith unsigned as a restricted free agent and absent from the first three days of training camp, forward prospect Seth Griffith has been given the chance to prove himself alongside the Boston Bruins’ veterans. Griffith skated in Smith’s right wing spot alongside Patrice Bergeron and Brad...
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Reilly Smith’s Contract Situation With Boston Bruins Still Uncertain (Video)

Boston Bruins training camp has started and the preseason begins soon, but right winger Reilly Smith, who is holding out along with defenseman Torey Krug, is nowhere to be found. The young duo saw their entry-level contracts expire at the end of last season and have yet to sign new ones. The Bruins are close to $800,000 over the salary cap, according to CapGeek, and even with the...
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Is David Pastrnak The Surprise Answer for the Bruins' First Line?

As training camp begins for the Boston Bruins, the big question that surrounds the team is: "Who will play on the first line with Milan Lucic and David Krejci?"
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Reilly Smith, Torey Krug Expected To Hold Out

I am going to file this news in the “no ******* folder. Word coming out of Boston is that both Smith and Krug are going to hold out because the Bruins can’t haven’t signed them to new contracts. If you took a look at the Bruins salary cap, you’d notice that they are currently over the cap by $809k which means the two players couldn’t even accept their qualifying offers...
Via Days of Y'Orr
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All Aboard The David Pastrnak Hype Train. Toot Toot!

Spoiler alert: I think the Bruins have some really, really good writers covering the team. Yes, there are a few bobos out there who think everything is awesome all the time, but there’s a good number of those covering the team who do a fantastic job. That said, most people who are given media credentials and cover the team also rarely go out of their way to say something bad out...
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Top 10 Toughest Bruins, No.2: Zdeno Chara

The Boston Bruins are a storied franchise with so many great players that have come and gone over their 90 year existence. Throughout those years the Bruins have created a brand of hockey that will forever be remembered in Black and Gold. Bruins hockey. Tough, big, bad and sometimes ugly. In this Two Pad Stack […] The post Top 10 Toughest Bruins, No.2: Zdeno Chara appeared first...
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All That Has Transpired: Boston Bruins

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Boston Bruins. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Boston Bruins 2013-14 Season: 54-19-9 117 points – (1st Atlantic Division; 1st Eastern Conference) While the Bruins did not add any NHL players this offseason, they did sign...
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Oilers, Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to become compliant with the salary cap, Edmonton could acquire a quality defenceman...
Via Hockey Fan Land
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Boston Bruins Training Camp Notes

Bruins Extend David Krejci Jared Wickerham / Getty Images It was probably a good idea to do it now as opposed to waiting until next summer. The Bruins extended top two center David Krejci to a shiny new six year deal with a $7.25M cap hit. The Bruins likely got Krejci cheaper than they would have if they’d waited until after the season, where Krejci could easily have fetched a...
Via The Hockey Guys
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NESN Hires Guerin Austin As Bruins Rink-Side Reporter

From NESN: September 15, 2014 – NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced today that Guerin Austin (@GuerinAustin) will join the network as a reporter/anchor/host. She will begin her tenure at NESN serving as the network’s Bruins rink-side reporter and doing features on NESN Sports Today and NESN Live. Austin’s portfolio of experience includes five years...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
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NHL rumor: Boston Bruins to trade a defenseman

There was some speculation last week about just who might be the odd man out in the jumbled Boston Bruins salary cap situation. Over at Two Pad Stack, I speculated that maybe Brad Marchand and his $4.5 million salary could be on the move after what was considered a sub-par season. Coupled with how tight things are in regards to the purse strings in Boston and it certainly seemed...
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