Don Sweeney

Don Sweeney talking at a Boston Bruins press conference

NHL Playoffs: Were Don Sweeney’s Comments Strong Enough?

The Boston Bruins find themselves in a three-games-to-one hole and facing elimination against a Florida Panthers team that has dominated Boston for large stretches of the series, particularly in five-on-five play. But a secondary storyline has involved NHL officiating, which has called 21 of the 30 penalties in the five games against the Bruins. The focus on […]

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Is Jake DeBrusk’s Big Payday Slipping Away?

While the Boston Bruins have been having a couple of phenomenal seasons, many fans may have forgotten that Jake DeBrusk was a half step away from leaving the Bruins organization after his previous trade request. The confusion thickened when DeBrusk signed a two-year extension with the Bruins in the midst of the trade rumors. Related […]

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Don Sweeney talking at a Boston Bruins press conference

Will Don Sweeney Get Creative at the Deadline?

Since taking over as Bruins GM in 2015, Don Sweeney hasn’t been someone who has been willing to make roster-altering trades in the middle of a season. Now, you may say, “Sweeney has gone out and added plenty of players at the deadline!” that is not what I’m referring to. Outside of his first few […]

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Bruins Turning Back The Clock With Early Successes

Boston has found a way to survive an offseason that most would consider abysmal. Krejci and Bergeron retired, and Bertuzzi, Orlov, Clifton, and Hathaway all slipped away during free agency. This accounts for three top-six players, two really good defensemen, and one rougher-edged player who left during free agency. Related Articles: A Celebration Of Patrice […]

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Boston Bruins' Jeremy Swayman (1), Charlie McAvoy (73), Hampus Lindholm (27) and Brandon Carlo (25) celebrate after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Which Bruins Are Left From Don Sweeney’s Drafts From 2015-2019?

Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney’s drafting has been well criticized since his first infamous draft in 2015, where the Bruins had three first-round picks available in the middle of the round to help rebuild a team that was two years removed from a Stanley Cup Finals appearance. With picks 13, 14, and 15, Sweeney […]

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Can The Current Bruins Be Big And Bad?

Boston Bruins head coach, Jim Montgomery, wants his team to be more physical this season. In the past few seasons, some of the reasons the Bruins have not advanced further in the postseason is due to opponents playing a more physical, heavy game. At times, the Bruins organization has tried to address the lack of […]

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Should the Boston Bruins Acquire Tomas Hertl?

Boston needs an experienced center, and it looks like San Jose might have what the Bruins are looking for. Tomas Hertl is one of the Sharks’ biggest stars at the moment, and while the Sharks are looking to rebuild, Boston might come knocking at their door asking about Hertl. Problem One: Hertl’s No-Movement Clause Tomas […]

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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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Boston Bruins Sign John Farinacci to ELC

The Boston Bruins have announced signed center John Farinacci to a two-year entry-level contract. Farinacci was formerly a third round pick of the Coyotes in the 2019 Draft. The contract will carry a $910k AAV at the NHL level. After not signing a contract with the Coyotes, Farinacci made himself an unrestricted free agent on […]

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Why Morgan Geekie Is A Naturally Born Boston Bruin

On July 1st, 2023, the Boston Bruins announced they had signed Morgan Geekie to a two-year contract worth $2 million annually. The Carolina Hurricanes drafted Geekie in the third round at 67th overall of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Standing at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds, the Strathclair, Manitoba-born center will look to use the opportunity […]

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