Boston Bruins Wiretap

Ovechkin, Pastrnak, MacKinnon, McDavid Voted All-Star Captains

Dec 22, 2019 12:17 AM

Washington's Alex Ovechkin, Boston's David Pastrnak, Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon and Edmonton's Connor McDavid were voted NHL All-Star captains.

Ovechkin was voted by fans to captain the Metropolitan Division, Pastrnak the Atlantic, MacKinnon the Central and McDavid the Pacific. McDavid was voted into All-Star Weekend for a fourth season in a row and Ovechkin a third in a row.

Tags: Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, All-Star

Bruins Sign Charlie Coyle, Chris Wagner To Extensions

Nov 28, 2019 2:40 AM

The Boston Bruins signed forwards Charlie Coyle and Chris Wagner to long-term extensions, the team announced Wednesday.

Coyle's deal is for six years, running through the 2025-26 season, with an annual cap hit of $5.25 million.

Coyle, 27, is now the Bruins player under contract for the most years. Brad Marchand's deal runs through the 2024-25 season.

Wagner's contract is for three years, through 2022-23, with an annual cap hit of $1.35 million.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Signing

Bettman: NHL To Play In Europe Again Next Season

Nov 9, 2019 1:07 AM

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league plans to return to Europe for games in the next two years.

Citing huge demand, Bettman said on Friday that the Boston Bruins and Nashville Predators will open the regular season next year with a game in Prague. The Colorado Avalanche and Columbus Blue Jackets will play a couple of games in the Finnish capital of Helsinki.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor

Lee Stempniak Retires After 14 NHL Seasons

Oct 2, 2019 1:17 AM

Lee Stempniak has retired from the NHL after playing for 10 teams in 14 seasons.

The 36-year-old winger announced his decision Tuesday through the players' union. He says he is "extremely grateful to have lived my dream every day throughout my career."

Tags: St Louis Blues, Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Phoenix Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Misc Rumor

Bruins Sign Brando Carlo To Two-Year Deal

Sep 17, 2019 3:44 PM

The Boston Bruins have two of their young, key blueliners under contract for a couple of years after signing restricted free agent Brandon Carlo to a two-year deal Tuesday.

The team announced that the contract carries an annual average value of $2.85 million.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Misc Rumor, Signing

Team Of Investors Buy NWHL's Boston Pride

Sep 17, 2019 3:41 PM

The Boston Pride of the National Women's Hockey League has been purchased by a team of investors, led by Cannon Capital managing partner Miles Arnone.

It's a significant step for the NWHL, which is aiming for sustainability as many of the sport's top stars have opted to sit out this season.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Misc Rumor, Team Achievement

Bruins Sign Charlie McAvoy To Three-Year, $14.7M Deal

Sep 15, 2019 11:23 AM

Another top restricted free agent signed with his current team Sunday when defenseman Charlie McAvoy inked a three-year, $14.7 million deal.

Bruins general manager Don Sweeney made the announcement that the 21-year-old would remain with the team, just days after training camp began.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Bruins Sign Coach Bruce Cassidy To Multiyear Extension

Sep 11, 2019 5:44 PM

The Boston Bruins have signed coach Bruce Cassidy to a multiyear contract extension, rewarding him for the team's trip to the Stanley Cup Final in just his second full season on the bench.

General manager Don Sweeney announced the extension Wednesday, a day before training camp begins.

Tags: Boston Bruins, Misc Rumor, Signing

Almost A Dozen Big Name Free Agents Remain Unsigned

Sep 10, 2019 6:00 PM

Almost a dozen prominent restricted free agents remain unsigned on the eve of training camps around the league, and several situations threaten to linger into the season, like P.K.Subban in 2013 and Toronto's William Nylander a year ago.

Maple Leafs teammate Mitch Marner, Tampa Bay's Brayden Point, Philadelphia's Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, Colorado's Mikko Rantanen, Boston's Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo, and Winnipeg's Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor could all be conspicuously absent when camps open this week.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Tim Thomas Breaks Silence, Fine With Seclusion

Sep 4, 2019 5:09 PM

Controversial former NHL star Tim Thomas offered his first public comments in several years on Wednesday, after being named to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

"Everybody probably knows nowadays I don't have that much to say, at least publicly," said Thomas, the former Boston Bruins goalie who stepped away from public life after his final NHL season in 2013-14. "I've decided to keep whatever I've been doing in my life to myself, probably forever."

Tags: Boston Bruins, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Gary Bettman Headlines 2019 Hockey HOF Class

Zdeno Chara Confirms He Suffered Multiple Fractures
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara said his jaw was being held together by "two plates, some wires and screws" for the last three games.

Blues Championship Parade Set For Saturday
The Blues beat the Bruins 4-1 in Wednesday's Game y in Boston.

Blues Win First-Ever Stanley Cup
The Blues beat the Bruins by the score of 4-1 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

Matt Grzelcyk Out Of Concussion Protocol
Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk is likely to play in Game 7 on Wednesday night.

Busch Stadium To Host Second Blues' Watch Party
The Blues' watch party scheduled for the Enterprise Center sold out in 31 minutes on Monday.

Red Sox Change Game Time To Accommodate Bruins' Game 7
The Bruins and Blues will be playing the decisive Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night.

Ryan O'Reilly Takes Blame For Game 6 Loss
Ryan O'Reilly's penalty gave the Bruins a five-on-three advantage, and the opportunity to take an early lead in Game 6.

Bruins Win 5-1 To Force Game 7
The Bruins cruised their way to a 5-1 win over the Blues on Sunday night in St. Louis.

Ads Celebrating Blues' Stanley Cup Win Mistakenly Run
The digital edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday had Blues owner Tom Stillman thanking fans and bringing St. Louis its first Stanley Cup.

Bruins To Make Lineup Changes For Game 6
Facing elimination, the Bruins will revert back to a six-defenseman, 12-forward lineup for Game 6 on Sunday night.

Blues Get Robert Thomas Back For Game 6
Winger Robert Thomas returns from injury to face the Bruins in Game 6 on Sunday night.

Bruins Play Will Determine Game 6 Winner, Not The Officiating
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was still upset with the officiating a day after the team's Game 5 loss to the Blues.

NHL Suspends Ivan Barbashey From Game 6 for Illegal Check
Ivan Barbashey had an illegal check to the head on the Bruins' Marcus Johansson in Game 5.

Bruins' Cassidy: Quality Of Officiating A 'Black Eye' For NHL
The NHL officials on Thursday night opted not to call a blatant trip that resulted in the Blues' second goal.

Blues Edge Bruins To Take 3-2 Series Lead
The Blues beat the Bruins by the score of 2-1 in pivotal Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

Reports: Zdeno Chara's Jaw Broken
The Bruins are preparing in case Zdeno Chara can't go in Game 5.

Injured Zdeno Chara To Be Evaluated
The Bruins are preparing in case the injured Zdeno Chara can't play in Game 5.

Blues Even Stanley Cup Series With 4-2 Win
The Blues followed a tough loss to the Bruins on Saturday with a 4-2 win in Game 4 Monday night.

Craig Berube Cries Foul On Penalties
Blues head coach Craig Berube is not happy and doesn't know why his team has been penalized so much in the finals.