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PHT Morning Skate: 3 coaches that are on the hot seat going into 2017-18
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–The Hockey News continues their “2020 Vision” series with the Boston Bruins. –It was five years ago this week that Shea Weber signed that huge offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers. If Nashville doesn’t match the offer, there’s probably no P.K. Subban in Smashville, maybe Peter Laviolette keeps his job in Philadelphia, and maybe the […]

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Donato shows at prospect camp his time is coming with Bruins
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With some college hockey players, there is going to be a shred of uncertainty with their draft teams about whether or not that player will end up in their organization. Whether it’s Jimmy Vesey, Kevin Hayes or Blake Wheeler, there are more than a handful of examples of prominent college players that ended up eschewing […]

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Bruins sign Austin Czarnik to one-year, two-way deal
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As a prospect for the Bruins and a former first round pick, Trent Frederic was never going to wow you with dazzling puck skills, mesmerize with silky hands or blow you away with his skating game. Instead the strong, big-framed center showed up on scouts’ radars when it came time to compete, win battles with […]

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Boston signs Czarnik to one-year extension
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Update: The Bruins confirmed that they signed Austin Czarnik, and also backed up those reported terms. *** Austin Czarnik, the former Miami (Ohio) University standout that joined the Bruins three seasons ago, has inked a one-year deal to remain in

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Golden Knights have more ticket revenue than Penguins, Bruins, Flyers
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The NHL became a more interesting place the moment that Bill Foley’s bid was accepted for the Vegas Golden Knights expansion team. All that said, Foley spoke to Forbes recently about the Golden Knights’ successes even before they’ve played a game, including that they’ve “sold 13,500 of the 17,000 seats” for games as well as […]

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Haggerty: Bruins case for hanging onto (and paying) Ryan Spooner
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Don Sweeney hasn’t been part of an arbitration hearing since taking over as general manager of the Bruins a couple of years ago, but that may change at the end of this month. Ryan Spooner and the Bruins have an arbitration date set for July 26, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations, and […]

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Bruins sign goalies Subban, McIntyre to two-year deals
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It was an open question the past few months as to whether the Bruins were going to go outside their organization for any backup goaltending help. It appears that question has been answered. All of the goalies that served Boston as backups to Tuukka Rask last season will be back this year. Anton Khudobin is expected […]

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Andrew Ference retires after 16 seasons, one Stanley Cup win
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Andrew Ference got fined for flipping the bird, made a funny video about fans yelling “Shooooot!,” and played 16 seasons in the NHL. During his time in the league, Ference won a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins and became the captain of the Edmonton Oilers. Ference appeared in 907 regular-season games and 120 playoff […]

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Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference retires after 16-year career
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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Veteran defenseman Andrew Ference, who won a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 2011, has announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons. The 38-year-old made his announcement Thursday after spending the past four seasons with Edmonton, where he served as the Oilers' captain from 2013-15. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound Ference […]

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Why have Bruins not reached agreement with David Pastrnak?
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Joe Haggerty breaks down why the Bruins have yet to reach an agreement with restricted free agent David Pastrnak.

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Report: Wild at least discuss homecoming for Matt Cullen
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The Minnesota native has at least had some discussions with the Wild, according to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Russo also notes that the Wild have had some talks with Drew Stafford, who would love to stay with the Boston Bruins (but might not have that option). Cullen appeared in 193 regular-season and five […]

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Bruins must sort out Pastrnak deal before deciding on Stafford
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Whatever interest the Boston Bruins might have in Drew Stafford, the reality is that they have bigger fish to fry. The Boston Herald reports that Bruins GM Don Sweeney “remains in contact” with Stafford, but they can’t go forward with a veteran addition until after they know where bigger-ticket items pan out. To be more […]

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