Bruins First Rounders

DOY’s Bruins’ Draft Recap: Reason for Optimism?

This is getting to be like beating a dead horse at this point.  And for those of you who’ve grown tired of reading doom and gloom stories about Boston’s recent personnel trajectory, please feel free to navigate away from the page now.  Sure, there’s some genuine positivity contained within, but you’re still going to have […]

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DOY Draft Preview 2015 – From Z(deno) to Shining Z(boril)?

  Jakub Zboril D Saint John-QMJHL 6’2”, 185 lbs Shoots: Left ISS Rank: 22 ’14-15: 44 Games, 13 G, 20 A, 73 PIM, +2   Things are looking up for the Saint John Sea Dogs.  After a dismal 2013-14, the Sea Dogs improved by 28 points this season to return to the QMJHL playoffs.  And […]

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DOY Draft Preview 2015 – Me Love You Sprong Time

  Daniel Sprong RW Charlottetown-QMJHL 6’, 195 lbs Shoots: Right ISS Rank: 26 ’14-15: 68 games, 39 G, 49 A, 18 PIM, -23   After three seemingly ‘safe’ potential picks for the Bruins, we’re going to go outside of the box a bit.  We’re going off the beaten path.  We’re taking the road less traveled.  […]

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DOY Draft Preview 2015 – Swiss (Can’t) Miss?

  Timo Meier RW Halifax-QMJHL 6’1”, 210 lbs Shoots: Left ISS Rank: 14 ’14-15: 61 games, 44 G, 46 A, 59 PIM, +20   The 2014 NHL draft wasn’t the best for the QMJHL.  The league saw just one of its eligible draft prospects – Halifax’s Nikolaj Ehlers – selected in the opening stanza.  This […]

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DOY Draft Preview 2015 – Forward Thinking

  Kyle Connor Forward Youngstown-USHL 6’1”, 185 lbs Shoots: Left ISS Rank: 13 ’14-15: 56 games, 34 G, 46 A, 6 PIM, +3 It’s no coincidence that the advent of the US National Development Program has spurred the growth of NCAA hockey over the past decade.  And, similarly, that growth has also been experienced by […]

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DOY Draft Preview 2015 – It’s Healthy to Have Dreams!

Zach Werenski Defenseman University of Michigan-NCAA 6’2”, 215 lbs Shoots: L ’14-15: 35 games, 9 g, 16 a, 8 PIM, +9 Do you know what the best part of a deep draft is?  It’s the fact that opinions can vary so greatly among NHL talent evaluators.  As a result, you’ll see prospects projected to be […]

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Days of Y’Orr 2015 Draft Preview

Two games of the Stanley Cup finals are now in the books, and I can’t help but think of what might have been.  Our Boston Bruins are a very good hockey team, and anything is possible in the post season.  Don’t believe me?  Go ahead and ask the LA Kings just how much the regular […]

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They Love Me, They Love Me Not. Bruins LOSE

There really isn’t much to say about tonight’s contest against Vancouver.  It’s never good to have to start arguably the most important road trip of the season after jetting all the way across the continent for a night game on a Friday the 13th.  Not to mention, it’s also Valentine’s Day AND President’s Day weekend, […]

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Brother, can you spare 10,000 dimes??

Are you familiar with Kickstarter?  How about GoFundMe?  As a user of social media, surely you’ve noticed the increase in popularity of these sites and others like them.  Sites whose sole purpose is to allow folks to beg for money for a variety of reasons.  These reasons run the gamut from the serious (house fire, […]

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Glass Half Full: No More Habs. Bruins LOSE!

‘Major League’ remains one of the greatest sports movies of all time more than twenty five years after it was released.  Even though it’s somewhat cliched and predictable, most folks have seen and enjoyed this tale of a ragtag bunch of players whose sole purpose is to play horribly enough to warrant their bitchy owner […]


Rocky Mountain Hi Jarome! Bruins LOSE.

Well, that was certainly a fun trip.  After besting former teammate Tyler Seguin last night in Dallas, the second half of the back-to-back brought the Bruins into Denver to face yet another former teammate in Jarome Iginla in what was the final game before the All-Star break.  Despite the recent loss against Columbus, the win […]


You Can’t Win ‘Em All – Even Against Columbus. Bruins LOSE!

It was less than a month ago on December 27th that the Bruins played Columbus in a game that allowed Boston to more or less hit rock bottom.  It wasn’t the 6-2 blowout loss in and of itself that was so bad.  Losses – even lopsided ones – happen to even the best teams in […]

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Flying High Nowwwwww…! Bruins Win!

Good on you, Bruins.  Ever since Charlie Jacobs gave you a very public reaming earlier this week, you look like a completely different team.  While it was somewhat surprising that Scrooge McFuck himself wasn’t the one that expressed his disappointment, you can rest assured that the son was simply conveying the same ideas held by […]

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How about NO redemption?! Bruins LOSE.

Oof.   Do you remember when you looked forward to games like this?  When you saw an NHL bottom feeder like the Ottawa Senators coming to the Garden, and it essentially meant a guaranteed two points for the black & gold?  While it feels like it’s been forever since that’s been the case, we’re talking […]


Unlike Jack Edwards, I’m Speechless. Bruins LOSE!

Welcome back, everyone.  I’m sincerely hoping that you and yours had a joyous and memorable holiday for all of the right reasons.   The Bruins entered the Christmas break on a very modest two game winning streak.  I emphasize just how modest due to the fact that those wins came in OT against Buffalo and […]