NHL free agency – Seven potential destinations for Nazem Kadri

NHL free agency – Seven potential destinations for Nazem Kadri

Nazem Kadri is a Stanley Cup champion who had 87 points in 71 games last season for the Colorado Avalanche. He hadn’t scored more than 61 points in a season previously, turns 32 in October and is seeking a hefty payday on a new contract. The combination of those factors make Kadri a top-tier NHL … Read more

24 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

24 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

The National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) announced that 24 players have filed for player-elected salary arbitration, the deadline for which came this afternoon. This list is not necessarily the final and complete list of players headed for arbitration, with clubs now eligible to elect salary arbitration until tomorrow, July 18th at 5:00 pm ET. … Read more

Pastrnak, Krejci, Bergeron, Coaching Staff, LTIR

Pastrnak, Krejci, Bergeron, Coaching Staff, LTIR

Following the completion of the draft yesterday, Boston GM Don Sweeney met with reporters including Eric Russo of the Bruins’ team website to discuss several items pertaining to his team for next season. While talks have begun regarding an extension for winger David Pastrnak, Sweeney was quick to mention that no numbers regarding the length … Read more

Jake DeBrusk Rescinds Trade Request

Jake DeBrusk Rescinds Trade Request

After initially requesting a trade from the Boston Bruins back in November, forward Jake DeBrusk has rescinded that request, reports TSN’s Ryan Rishaug. According to Rishaug, DeBrusks’s agent, Rick Valette and Bruins GM Don Sweeney spoke some time last week, Valette informing the Bruins that DeBrusk rescinded the request and would be happy to remain … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft. Biggest need, in this context, doesn’t mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a club’s … Read more

Should the Bruins rebuild immediately? The Athletic’s fan survey shows a divided fanbase

Should the Bruins rebuild immediately?  The Athletic’s fan survey shows a divided fanbase

A transition period is a good time to solicit opinions, as evidenced by the nearly 2,500 subscribers who completed The Athletic‘s offseason Bruins survey. What did you have to say about what has already been a busy offseason? Some of the results were more one-sided than others. Should Cassidy have been fired? A clear-cut majority … Read more

The top candidates for NHL head-coaching jobs this offseason

The top candidates for NHL head-coaching jobs this offseason

There was this coach I heard about. He hadn’t yet served as an NHL head coach. His qualifications indicated he was ready to do so. So like a fan of a new indie band double-checking its coolness with a music snob, I reached out to an NHL team executive to ask how they felt about … Read more

Cassidy has interest from numerous NHL teams after firing by Bruins

Cassidy has interest from numerous NHL teams after firing by Bruins

Bruce Cassidy said he has seen his phone light up less than 72 hours after he was fired as coach by the Boston Bruins. Cassidy said that “a number of teams” in the NHL have been in contact with him since he was told Monday that the Bruins were opting out of the final year … Read more

McAvoy out for start of next season for Bruins after shoulder surgery

McAvoy out for start of next season for Bruins after shoulder surgery

Charlie McAvoy will be out for the start of next season for the Boston Bruins after having surgery on his left shoulder Friday. The Bruins’ No. 1 defenseman had an arthroscopic stabilization procedure. The estimated recovery time is six months. He is among a host of Bruins who have had surgery since their season ended. … Read more