Author: Matt Barry

Fabian Lysell skating in a Boston Bruins uniform

An Update On Bruins Top Five Prospects As Camp Begins

Training camp has begun for the Boston Bruins, who are transitioning after a shocking first-round exit from the playoffs ended a historic 2022-23 season, and longtime centers Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci retired. There are mixed predictions on what type of team the Bruins will be during the upcoming season. There is still a good […]

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Don Sweeney Gives Update On Jake DeBrusk’s Contract Negotiations With Bruins

Next off-season, the Boston Bruins will have far more money to spend within the salary cap as several players’ contracts expire, and the league potentially raises the cap hit for all clubs. The Bruins will have a few decisions to make on players, such as defensemen Matt Grzelcyk, Jakub Zboril, and Derek Forbort. Goaltender Jeremy […]

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Bruins’ Forward Wants To Stay After All

Jake DeBrusk’s career with the Boston Bruins has done a 180-degree turn over the last two seasons. DeBrusk requested a trade during the 2021-22 season and cited difficulty with then-head coach Bruce Cassidy’s coaching style as a cause. In 2020, DeBrusk struggled with “bubble” play during the height of COVID-19 and had battles with his […]

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Brad Marchand at the 2023 Winter Classic

The Bruins Are Brad Marchand’s Team Now

Brad Marchand has spent the last 14 seasons developing into one of the top left wings in the National Hockey League. The pesky forward has gone from a league pest who crosses the line at times, much to the chagrin of opposing teams and their fans, to maturing into a threat to score every night […]

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Boston Bruins' Pavel Zacha (18) celebrates with David Pastrnak (88) and Tyler Bertuzzi (59) after making his second goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Saturday, April 8, 2023, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)(APMedia)

Bruins’ Center Ready To Take The Top Spot

Pavel Zacha was the sixth overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils, the same draft that produced stars Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel, and Mitch Marner. Zacha was the fifth center taken in a deep draft and was projected to be an elite offensive player. viewed the young Czech as […]

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Can Charlie Coyle Step Into a Bigger Offensive Role for the Bruins?

Charlie Coyle grew up a Boston Bruins fan in Weymouth, Massachusetts. His dream of playing with his hometown team became a reality on February 20, 2018, when the Minnesota Wild traded Coyle to Boston in time for a run to the Stanley Cup Finals. In that postseason, Coyle had an immediate impact totaling 16 points […]

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Can Bruins New Center Expand on Impressive Analytics?

Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney is working to fill the major voids left by the retirements of longtime centers Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci. It has been 20 years since the Bruins had neither one of Bergeron and Krejci in the lineup to start a season. Krejci missed the 2021-22 season with Boston to […]

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Boston Bruins Sign Former BU Star to PTO

The Boston Bruins have announced the signing of forward Alex Chiasson to a Professional Tryout Offer (PTO) on Monday. The agreement was announced by Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney. The 32-year-old Chiasson is a Boston University alum who played 20 games for the Detroit Red Wings last season, scoring six goals with three assists. The […]

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Milan Lucic skating for the Calgary Flames

Eight Years Later, Bruins Fans Have Their Guy Back

Boston Bruins fans remember Milan Lucic as a prototypical Bruin. The 6-foot-3, 240-pound left wing provided physicality, some scoring punch, and a penchant for coming through in big games. Lucic seemed to embody everything Bruins fans love in a “big, bad Bruin,” the Vancouver native became an instant fan favorite, and fans adopted him as […]

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Who Is the X-Factor Offensively for the Boston Bruins?

The Boston Bruins were an offensive juggernaut during the 2022-23 season, leading them to a historic 65 wins and the President’s Trophy as the league’s best regular season team. Forward David Pastrnak scored a career-high 61 goals, and the Bruins had nine players with at least 16 goals in a balanced attack. Only the Edmonton […]

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