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Chara officially out of Thursday's lineup due to upper-body injury

Chara has been sidelined since September 24th Via Claus Andersen, Getty ImagesOn Thursday, the Bruins announced that defenseman Zdeno Chara will not be in the lineup for tonight's season opener against the Winnipeg Jets at TD Garden. This news coming just two days after the Bruins' captain skated in a full practice for the first time since he suffered the upper-body injury in September...
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Bruins G Tuukka Rask: Playing without Zdeno Chara is a 'huge blow'

Nobody in the NHL relies on defenses more than goalies, and Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has good reason to be concerned about the defense in front of him at the beginning of Boston's season. Bruins captain and star blue-liner Zdeno Chara was put on injured reserve retroactive to Sept. 24, and his status for the season opener Thursday remained unknown as of Thursday morning. The Bruins...
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New Bruin Hayes eager for hometown debut

When Jimmy Hayes was traded from Florida to Boston over the summer, there was a good reason for Hayes to be excited about the destination: Hayes grew up in Boston and even stayed in the city to play his college hockey as he spent three seasons with the Boston College Eagles. The trade made for a summer of anticipation for Hayes before he could finally make his regular season debut...
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With opening night looming, the Roster for the Bruins is set

What are the possible line combinations and pairings going into opening night?
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Chara returns to practice with the Bruins first team

With Chara returning to the Bruins can he be the defensemen the team can rely on?
Via CLNS Radio
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Zdeno Chara placed on IR, may not miss any games for Bruins

Zdeno Chara has been placed on injured reserve — for now. The Boston Bruins defenseman was put on IR retroactive to Sept. 24, when he suffered an upper body injury during a preseason game against the New York Rangers. But as CSNNE’s Joe Haggerty and 98.5 The Sports Hub’s James Stewart pointed out, the 38-year-old may not miss any games since it is retroactive. Confirmed...
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Boston Bruins Waive Max Talbot and Jeremy Smith, Place Zdeno Chara On IR

With just three days left until the season opener on Thursday night against the Winnipeg Jets, the Boston Bruins made three moves on Monday.
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Bruins waive forward Max Talbot

Max Talbot played in just 18 games for the Bruins. Photo Via Jana Chytilova, Getty ImagesThe Bruins made a surprising move on Monday and placed forward Max Talbot on waivers.The thirty-one year old was acquired at last season's trade deadline from the Colorado Avalanche along with forward Paul Carey in exchange for forward Jordan Caron and a future draft pick.This move may come as...
Via BruinsLife
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Bruins sign Jonas Gustavsson to one year deal

Jonas Gustavsson is due to be the Bruins backup goaltender in 2015-2016. Photo Via Adam Hunger, AP. On Sunday, GM Don Sweeney announced that the Boston Bruins have signed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a one year deal worth $700,000.  The Bruins obviously feel that there is some potential with the veteran-Sweedish net minder, as Gustavsson will now be the clear backup behind...
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Five-Star Chris Clark Narrows Transfer List to Two

The Orange has a unique opportunity to bring in a cornerstone player via transfer in the coming weeks, and the decision may come sooner than any would have thought.  Former UCLA tight end Chris Clark has reportedly narrowed down his transfer list to just two schools: SU and Pittsburgh.  Sure, this rising star may just be another transfer option…except for the fact that he was...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marchand: Julien blamed too much for Bruins struggles

BOSTON — There’s no denying that last season was a highly disappointing one for the Bruins. When a team that’s perennially expected to contend for the Stanley Cup misses the playoffs entirely, fans of said team naturally are not going to be happy. Bruins winger Brad Marchand believes, however, that too much of that anger was directed at head coach Claude Julien “I think...
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Bruins owner questions 'desire or will' for NHL expansion

BOSTON — Las Vegas and Quebec City were the only cities with ownership groups that submitted formal expansion bids to the NHL in August. Both cities have since progressed through some early stages of the expansion process, but there’s no guarantee either city is granted a team in the near future. “The expansion process seems to be moving forward and they had two candidates...
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Brad Marchand throws barbs at Tyler Seguin

When you are a professional athlete, you have a certain level of platitudes that you throw at the media. So when you get a good quote, man is it great for the rest of us out there. Luckily, Brad Marchand has given us such a quote. Marchand on Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin line: "I was very fortunate to be on a line with two great players: myself and Bergy." @tseguinofficial —...
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GIF: Brett Connolly bats the puck in for a great goal

Here’s an incredible display of hand-eye coordination from Boston Bruins skater Brett Connolly. The puck deflected in Connolly’s direction and he corralled it in midair with his stick and flung the puck towards the net like a lacrosse shot. His shot beat Henrik Lundqvist and while this effort only counted as a preseason goal, what a goal it was. Connolly's 2nd goal pic.twitter...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Boston Bruins

Boston Bruins (Last Season: 41-27-14, finished fifth in the Atlantic Division)Coach: Claude Julien (470-278-102; 13th season; ninth with the Bruins)Key Departures: Dougie Hamilton, Milan Lucic, Peter Chiarelli Key Additions: Jimmy Hayes, Matt BeleskeyKey Player: Tuukka RaskRask is the anchor of this group, and he’ll be relied upon even more now that some key players have...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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