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Jul 5, 2 months ago

Slim UFA pickings left in Bruins’ quest for blue-line support

Slim UFA pickings left in Bruins’ quest for blue-line support

(Kris Russell battles for positiong with former Bruin Reilly Smith during a Bruins-Flames game in March 2015. Photo by Joe Makarski, Bruins Daily) Four days after signing center David Backes to a five-year $30 million deal, the Hub of Hockey is still…

Jul 1, 2 months ago

Bruins sign Backes, Khudobin; re-sign Liles

Bruins sign Backes, Khudobin; re-sign Liles

(David Backes, seen battling with former Bruin Milan Lucic in a November 2014 Bruins-Blues contest, signed a five-year deal with the Black and Gold. Photo by Joe Makarski, Bruins Daily) The quest of the Bruins building a roster in hopes of returning …

Jul 1, 2 months ago

Torey Krug humbled and blessed to remain a Bruin

Torey Krug humbled and blessed to remain a Bruin

For the past three seasons, Torey Krug wanted to earn the trust and respect of the Bruins coaching staff, management and locker room. His two one-year bridge deals signed in the fall of 2014 (for the 2014-15 season) and in March of 2015 (for 2015-16)…

Jun 30, 2 months ago

Torey Krug re-signs with the Bruins

Torey Krug re-signs with the Bruins

Even as Don Sweeney continues his search for a top pairing defenseman, the Bruins GM needed to take care of some in-house items before the start of free agency Friday at noon. In addition to buying out the last two years of Dennis Seidenberg’s …

Jun 30, 2 months ago

Musings before the start of NHL free agency

Musings before the start of NHL free agency

The NHL free agency frenzy begins in less than 24 hours. Look for the Black and Gold to sign a top-four defenseman (not top two), by the middle of next week, given qualifying offers to Zach Trotman and Joe Morrow, and ongoing conversations to sign To…

Jun 30, 2 months ago

Bruins buyout Dennis Seidenberg

Bruins buyout Dennis Seidenberg

When he signed his four-year, $16 million contract extension before the start of the 2013-14 season, Dennis Seidenberg was rewarded for his hard work and solid defense that helped the Bruins to win the Stanley Cup in 2011 and appear in the Cup Final …