Jun 30, 2 months ago

Bruins place Jimmy Hayes on waivers for buyout purposes

Bruins place Jimmy Hayes on waivers for buyout purposes

Two years ago, he was realizing a dream of playing for his hometown team. A frustrating two years later, his career in Boston is coming to an end. On Friday, one day before the start of free agency frenzy, former Boston College standout and Dorcheste…

Jun 28, 2 months ago

Why the Bruins should pass on Kevin Shattenkirk

Why the Bruins should pass on Kevin Shattenkirk

The Expansion Draft and NHL Entry Draft have come and gone, but the summer time period known as silly season continues. As the first day of free agency approaches, Don Sweeney still has a couple of holes to fill. One is a top-four left shot defensema…

Jun 24, 2 months ago

Bruins stay the course during busy week

Bruins stay the course during busy week

CHICAGO — In arguably one of the busier off-season in recent memory, the Bruins ultimately stood the course. With Don Sweeney having two holes to fill in a top-six left winger and a top-four left shot defenseman, the third-year Bruins GM was ho…

Jun 24, 2 months ago

In the end, Sweeney keeps 18th pick, drafts Vaakanainen

In the end, Sweeney keeps 18th pick, drafts Vaakanainen

CHICAGO — Don Sweeney had one thing in common with every general manager and front office staff from the majority of the 31-team National Hockey League. All of them held on to their first round pick in 2017. When little to no moves happen, it s…

Jun 23, 2 months ago

As trades escalate, Sweeney keeping 18th pick for now

As trades escalate, Sweeney keeping 18th pick for now

CHICAGO — The wheeling and dealing is starting to gain full speed after the trade freeze was lifted following Wednesday’s Expansion Draft. The Blackhawks annual summer cap space clearing continued on Friday as the draft hosts sent Niklas …

Jun 22, 2 months ago

Bergeron makes Selke history, ties Gainey

Bergeron makes Selke history, ties Gainey

LAS VEGAS —  As if he needed to display more humility, Patrice Bergeron provided another example of his grace. Walking on stage to receive his record-tying fourth Selke Trophy on the T-Mobile Arena stage during Wednesday’s NHL Awards, the lo…