10 NHL Players to Watch in Their Contract Years During 2014-15 Season
Whether they're young players looking to establish themselves in the league, restricted free agents striving for security or highly coveted veteran free agents looking to hit the jackpot, a player's performance in a contract year can make the difference between maximizing a payday and settling for less - less money, a shorter term and fewer ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Stanley Cup of Chowder
Players we love (and love to hate): Winnipeg Jets
" When you come from Pittsburgh , you may not view him as an elite goalie, but once you come here and see what he does, night-in and night-out and some of the saves he makes, I've learned he is an elite goalie in this league" - barely-NHL-forward Eric Tangradi "Yes, Ondrej Pavelec is the No.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Cardboard Connection
Boston Bruins Collecting and Fan Guide
The Boston Bruins have enjoyed routine stretches of success in the NHL since their founding in 1924.
Boston Bruins: Expect to see Jordan Caron in Boston next year.
The Boston Bruins are going to need to get extra creative if they want to remain under the cap ceiling when the puck drops on opening night.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Boston Bruins: Predictions going into training camp - Forward Edition
Nothing like an occasional surprise to throw a wrench in everyone's roster predictions.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Stanley Cup of Chowder
Did Shawn Thornton Inadvertently End Marc Savard's Career?
It could be easy for some with agendas to discount what Bruins -now- Panthers right wing Shawn Thornton actually contributed on the ice After all, he's heading to the NHL Hall of Fame, and will have his Number 22 banner raised in Boston, as well as probably Anaheim and let's face it Sunrise, FL too.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Bruins Neely, Rask, Chara, and Lucic Take the Ice Bucket ChallengeSports
Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Bruins' Eriksson eager to prove himself on first line
The guy who wants to fill that spot and make it his own is Loui Eriksson . As Joe Haggerty of CSNNE.com shared , he's eager to prove to coach Claude Julien he can provide the same kind of offensive punch playing on what's already a talented first line.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Does David Krejci Have a Future with the Boston Bruins Beyond 2014-15?
If the parties in question pull that off, that still will not signal a career-long alliance.
Boston Bruins Need New Leadership To Emerge
When the Boston Bruins let go of Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton , they not only parted with an enforcer and a top-class goal scorer, but they also lost two valuable leaders.
The Bruins Can Learn a Lot from the P.K. Subban NegotiationsSports
Evan Sporer has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2014. A graduate of Emerson College, Evan also is a regular contributor for SB Nation, covering all things NHL and college hockey.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Pucks And Pitchforks
Friday Night New Jersey Devils Fights: August 1st
Mar 30, 2014; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Calgary Flames center Mike Cammalleri during warmup prior to the game against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Boston Bruins: New Leaders Must Emerge
It has been over a month since the Boston Bruins said their farewell to Shawn Thornton and Jarome Iginla and while most of the discussion regarding their departure has been focused on a loss of toughness and goal scoring ; I think there's something missing from the list of areas to be concerned about.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Breaking Down the Bruins' Effective Power PlaySports
The Boston Bruins had one of the top power plays in all of the NHL last season, converting at a 21.7 percent clip, good for third in the league.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Headlines: Preseason in Two Months
Free agency has mostly winded down, development camp has come and gone, and the only things keeping NHL fans sane are wild trade rumors and such surrounding their teamsplus, the spirit of seeing new faces as teams take the icetraining camp is just around the corner.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Boston Bruins Shouldn't Have David Pastrnak on Opening Night Roster
David Pastrnak has all the makings of being a star forward for the Boston Bruins as his raw skill represents a change in the team's philosophy.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Boston Bruins cap troubles will only get worse next season.
May 14, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien reacts to a call during the third period against the Montreal Canadiens in game seven of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden.