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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 […]


Dougie Hamilton Is Worth Every Penny Of His Next Contract.

This city is so weird when it comes to their sports teams. News broke last week that Dougie Hamilton’s agents were looking at a contract between 6-7 million dollars per year and the Bruinsphere, basically, exploded. Many were starting up their cars, ready to drive Dougie to the airport and move on. Here’s a small […]

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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 […]


The Summer of Doug

(The TD Garden crowd is boiling over with anticipation. Earlier today, Dougie Hamilton made his contract demands clear. Suddenly, the low familiar guitar riff rumbles over the PA…..”No chance, that’s what ya got.”)   (General Manager Don Sweeney makes his way down to center ice to a lukewarm reception, microphone in hand.) “Good evening, ladies […]


Bruins Sign Providence College Center Noel Acciari

Boom. Today the Bruins have announced that they have signed Providence College center and unrestricted free agent Noel Acciari to a two year deal. Acciari captained the 2015 NCAA Champion Providence College Friars and also won the Hockey East Defense Foward of the Year award. Here’s a quick rundown from reddit user u/tuukkas. Here’s a (very) […]


Anton Blidh Signed To Entry Level Contract

Hey Anton, welcome to the Bruins bud. The Bruins announced today that they have signed Anton Blidh to an entry level contract. Blidh spent last season playing for Frölunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League where he scored 5 goals. He also was on the Swedish team for the U-20 World Juniors where he scored a […]

COMIC: Cam Neely Introduces Don Sweeney As New GM

      For those who don’t know CouchTarts, they were one of the first blogs I’ve ever had the pleasure of interacting with when I started my “career” and created Something’s Bruin. They’re an incredibly talented blog run by


Boston Bruins WILL Receive Draft Pick Compensation from Edmonton

Haggs wrote: Cam Neely disclosed that he has been in touch with the Edmonton Oilers, and that the Bruins will be receiving a draft choice, of Edmonton’s choosing, at some point over the next three years. Per the CBA it is supposed to be a second round pick as compensation for an executive moving to […]


Don Sweeney Named General Manager of Boston Bruins

In a move that has shocked absolutely no one, the Boston Bruins have hired Don Sweeney as GM of the Boston Bruins. The move isn’t surprising considering he’s been in the Assistant General Manager’s role for the previous five years under the tutelage of Peter Chiarelli. Sweeney also handled some Providence Bruins GM roles in […]

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RFA Niklas Svedberg Signs with KHL

Well, add a backup goaltender to the list of needs for the Bruins. DJ Bean has reported that Niklas Svedberg has signed with an unnamed KHL team. This season was a strange one for the Bruins, including the backup goaltending spot which has always been a strength of theirs. It is unknown if the Bruins […]


Don Sweeney As The Next Boston Bruins GM Terrifies Me

I’ve always been a contrarian when it comes to the Boston Bruins. I think most of it is that broken down Boston fan in me that refuses to ever look at something mildly positive. You all know the heartbreaking stories of the Boston Bruins. 2004 loss to the 7th seed Canadiens, 2009 loss to the […]


New York Rangers Deny Bruins Attempt To Interview Jeff Gorton

The New York Post has reported that Glen Sather and the New York Rangers have denied the Bruins request to speak to Assistant General Manager Jeff Gorton. “I haven’t given permission to anybody to speak to anyone and I won’t as long as we’re playing,” Rangers GM Glen Sather told The Post following the club’s […]