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Fist-Bumping Bruins Fan Liam Fitzgerald Wins ‘Man Of The Year’ Award

Nine-year-old Boston Bruins fan and cancer survivor Liam Fitzgerald is an inspiration to so many people. After raising more than $150,000 dollars for cancer research, Fitzgerald won the “Man of the Year” award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Thursday. “The candidates for the award usually compete in honor of children who are cancer survivors,” Caryn Switaj of...
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UCLA's 2016 recruiting class earns high grade

UCLA hasn't wasted any time on the recruiting trail. The Bruins have at least 10 commitments so far, and they're not done.Jason Fray at Bleacher Report has a comprehensive breakdown of the Bruins' commitments and areas of concern they need to address during this down time. But so far so good."To date, the Bruins have 10 public commitments," Fray writes. "That is roughly half of how...
Via Fox Sports
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Sweeney's options may be limited regarding Chara

Missing the playoffs is not something Bruins fans have been accustomed to recently, with this season marking the first that has happened since 2007. Winning is an expectation in Boston, and new general manager Don Sweeney will certainly not be immune that heading into next season. Among the first things on Sweeney's plate will be determining the fate of head coach Claude Julien...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign Finnish Forward Joonas Kemppainen To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Don Sweeney’s first move as the new general manager of the Boston Bruins is the signing of Finnish forward Joonas Kemppainen to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal, which the Bruins announced Thursday, includes a $700,000 NHL salary cap hit. The 27-year-old center could fill a bottom-six role for the Bruins during the 2015-16 campaign. He tallied 32 points (11 goals, 21 assists...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney: Bruins ‘Not As Far Away As What People May Think’

BOSTON — The Bruins finished with 96 points this season, the most of any non-playoff team in NHL history. Despite falling short of the goal of winning a Stanley Cup, new general manager Don Sweeney doesn’t think the Original Six club is far away from contending again. “I’m excited about the challenge in front of us to get back to where we need to get to,” Sweeney said Wednesday...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins hire Don Sweeney as new GM

Don Sweeney played eight season with the Bruins from 1988-2003The wait for a new GM following the firing of Peter Chiarelli is finally over, as on Wednesday the Boston Bruins promoted assistant GM, Don Sweeney to become the eighth General Manager in team history.Sweeney wore the black and gold sweater for fifteen years and was an assistant captain. Following the end to his playing...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hometown discount a 'wait-and-see' matter for Lucic

Will Bruins fans welcome more years for Milan Lucic? The Bruins could offer the winger a contract extension in the upcoming season as Lucic enters the final year of a three-year, $18 million deal, but Lucic told Boston radio station WEEI that he was not sure if he would take a discount to stay with the Bruins."We’€™ll see what happens," Lucic told WEEI. "We’€™ll have to wait...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Name Sweeney General Manager

The Boston Bruins have announced that Don Sweeney will be their next general manager.
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Zane McIntyre negotiating with Bruins

Hobey Baker Finalist and Mike Richter Award winner Zane McIntyre (via Boston Herald)According to the Grand Forks Herald, Zane McIntyre is prepared to make the leap into hockey's biggest stage. McIntyre's family advisor confirmed this news and at a great time. McIntyre was the 165th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2010 draft, and it would be perfect timing to join the Boston...
Via BruinsLife
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Signs Deal With Russian Team

In addition to a new general manager and possibly a new head coach, the Boston Bruins will also be on the lookout for a new backup goalie for the 2015-16 season.
Via CLNS Radio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Daugavins Scores Big in Overtime to Keep Latvia’s Hopes Alive

As Austria found today, being the better team doesn’t always amount to wins, dropping a 2-1 game in overtime to Latvia. It’s not everyday that a game between Latvia and Austria had a ton of importance, but today was easily a very big impact game for both. With Austria in 7th and Latvia in 8th in Group A, the winner of this game would up to 6th in the group play, leaping over...
Via The Hockey House
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A look back at Gregory Campbell and Daniel Paille's careers in Boston

Campbell and Paille spent the last five seasons together as grinders on the Bruins' fourth line (Photo via Jared Silber and Getty Images) After a sad end to the 2014-2015 season for the Boston Bruins where they failed to qualify for the postseason, the annual summer roster shake up is in full force. Only this summer's shake up is a lot different then it has been in years' past,...
Via BruinsLife
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Who stays and who goes

A disappointing campaign came to an end for the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat of the Buffalo Sabres and the Bruins subsequent shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning assured that Boston would no make the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Frankly, an unacceptable loss for a team many had labeled as an Eastern Conference favorite. Instead of spending the...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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