48 min ago
Bruins' system tweak catching some attention
There has been a lot of reaction to Bruins coach Claude Julien's discussion with Fluto Shinzawa in Sunday's Boston Globe about a more aggressive defense this season. When the opponent is carrying the puck through the neutral zone, Julien has traditionally kept his defensemen no wider than the faceoff dots and put it on his backchecking forwards to pressure puck carriers.
5 hrs ago
Division Preview: Defense
Dmitry Kulikov is one of the reasons Florida may very well have a much improved defense this year - Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports In the second installment of our divisional preview, we take a look at the defense corps for each of the teams in the Atlantic Division You can tell the start of an NHL season is fast approaching when you start to see things like "Division Preview: Defense" popping up on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or however you consume social media and hockey content. It's a bit of a silly season; there'll be every kind of list imaginable and no one's really going to remember that you called the Senators to win the President's Trophy by year end, are they? They totally are? Oh.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
How Boston Bruins Defenseman Dougie Hamilton Can Make 2014-15 a Career Year
In a way, third-year Boston Bruins blueliner Dougie Hamilton has yet to play a complete NHL season. A lockout delayed and shortened his rookie campaign, and he missed 18 of 82 regular-season contests in 2013-14.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Bruins' Jonny Boychuk hopes to stay
Johnny Boychuk is well aware that many people believe his days are numbered with the Bruins, that he will be a victim of their salary-cap squeeze and strike it rich elsewhere. Not surprisingly, the easy-going, 30-year-old defenseman isn't overly worried about his future, even if it does include a trade in the coming days, weeks or months, or a possible exit via unrestricted free agency next July.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
David Krejci signs extension with Bruins
The Bruins had made it through a quiet summer without signing anyone of consequence. But with the team's players returning to Boston this week for captain's practice, the team finally made a move signing one of its own.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
With training camps looming, a look at some key unsigned RFAs
The most talked about of the group, Johansen's currently embroiled in a contract stalemate that could result with him missing training camp.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Too Many Men On The Site
What Will It Take For The Bruins To Return To Glory?
May 10, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Carl Soderberg celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period of game five of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden.
1 Star on Each NHL Team in Decline Ahead of 2014-15 Season
An old saying claims time and tide wait for no man. That phrase certainly rings true for NHL players.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Boston Bruins' 2014-15 Season Will Be Key to Sustaining Their Elite Status
A quarter-century ago, the Boston Bruins were one of the last losing Stanley Cup finalists to return to that round within two seasons.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Boston Bruins: Johnny Boychuk Backs Peter Chiarelli
May 1, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand hugs defenseman Johnny Boychuk after he scored a goal to tie the game during the third period against the Montreal Canadiens in game one of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Johnny Boychuk 'loves' being on Boston Bruins blueline
Edmonton native, 30, is due to become UFA following this coming NHL season, however, and could be priced out of Beantown Boston Bruins defenceman Johnny Boychuk takes part in Perry Pearn's 3 on 3 Pro Hockey Camp at the K of C Twin Arenas in Edmonton on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Expectations for Each 2nd-Year Member of the Boston Bruins in 2014-15
Eight men donned the eight-spoked "B" for the majority of a season for the first time in their respective careers in 2013-14.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Boston Bruins Ponder Trade to Free Up Cap Space
Mar 9, 2014; Sunrise, FL, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers with right wing Reilly Smith in the third period at BB&T Center.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
2014-2015 NHL preview: Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins were, arguably, the best team in the NHL last season. Sure, they did not hoist the Stanley Cup, and in fact they were eliminated in the second round by the Montreal Canadiens, but that only means that the postseason didn't go their way.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for the Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins prospect Anthony Camara received a profile promotion this past Tuesday courtesy of the NHLPA.