Belfast: A Closer Look →
Belfast, a city of just under 600,000, will host the Bruins in the Odyssey Arena, home of the Belfast Giants. As the country’s capital, Belfast is often the first stop for travelers in Northern Ireland. Belfast is the region’s transportation hub, featuring a rail system that runs to Londonderry and Dublin as well as buses that allow tourists to explore the more rural areas, including...
Around the League 9/30
Hedley, Down With Webster and Hey Rosetta! to rock NHL Face-Off season-opening hockey festival Three of Canada’s top musical acts - Hedley, Down With Webster and Hey Rosetta! — have joined the line-up for NHL Face-Off™, the Oct. 7 opening day hockey and entertainment festival at Dundas Square in downtown Toronto, the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today. Fans will be able to...
Morning Reading 9/30
Hub of hockey, indeed (S. Buckley, Boston Herald) Czech-ing in with Roarke (S. Roarke, NHL.com) Belfast Giants star Shields fulfills a dream against mighty Boston Bruins (S. McKinley, Belfast Telegraph)
Julien Wants More From Bruins →
Belfast, Northern Ireland — The festive atmosphere that surrounded the Bruins departure was only slightly sullied by the club’s 4-1 setback the Washington Capitals, but you’ll understand if B’s head coach Claude Julien wasn’t in a great mood as the club prepared to leave the United States. “Camp is basically over,” said Julien, who was asked if the trip...
The Bruins have landed in Belfast…– ^BISH
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Ference Ready To Fly →
“Well, I think if you go and you embrace everything that’s different from what you have at home, that’s the best part about traveling,” said Andrew Ference during the Boston Bruins annual media day. Ference and the rest of the Black & Gold will leave for their preseason trip to Belfast and Prague after tonight’s game with the Washington Capitals. People that...
Bruins to Stream Bruins/Capitals Game on 9.29 →
BOSTON, MA - The Boston Bruins announced today that a live stream of the Bruins/Capitals game will be available exclusively on bostonbruinsTV for members of the Boston Bruins Cybear Club, the team’s…
Bruins Release Two from Camp →
BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today they have released two players from camp: Jamie Arniel and Ryan Spooner. Arniel has been assigned to the Providence Bruins…
On the ice...
Brad Marchand, Brian McGrattan, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Shawn Thornton, Mark Recchi, Tyler Seguin, David Krejci, Mark Stuart, Matt Bartkowski, Adam McQuaid, Dennis Seidenberg, Jordan Caron, Patrice Bergeron, Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask. ^BISH
A Busy Day!
Good morning all, Our schedule here at BostonBruins.com is jam packed with Black & Gold goodness. This morning, some of the players will have a quick skate, then at 10:30 a.m. the B’s annual “Media Day” activities will reintroduce the squad to the New England Hockey media. Of course there is the exhibition game versus the Capitals (7:00 p.m.) and then the Bruins board a bus...
Around the League 9/29
Shoulder surgery to sideline Isles’ Okposo indefinitely The New York Islanders suffered their second devastating blow this week and it’s still early. The team announced Tuesday that forward Kyle Okposo’s ailing right shoulder will require surgery that will keep him out indefinitely. Newsday is reporting that Okposo suffered a torn labrum and will miss 2-3 months. NHL.com ...
Morning Reading 9/29
Providence Bruins Kick Off 2010-11 Training Camp (A. Kaufman, NESN.com) Belfast Giants Select finalize roster for Bruins (S. Roarke, NHL.com)
Bruins 2, Capitals 3 (Preseason)
WASHINGTON (AP) - Alex Ovechkin recorded a pair of assists in a feisty preseason debut, helping the Washington Capitals defeat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Tuesday night. Jeremy Reich and Brad Marchand each scored for Boston. Game recap »
Gregory Campbell Interview →
Claude Julien Pre-game Presser →
Jeff LoVecchio Interview →
Blake Wheeler Interview →
Zach Hamill Interview →
Washington, DC - The Boston Bruins traveled to Our Nation’s Capital on Tuesday afternoon for a 7:00 pm date with the Caps. The Bruins brought a squad populated with rookies, some AHLers and a few NHL veterans. “Well, I think it’s a lot like you saw in the last game last year (when) we sat out a couple of guys once we clinched a playoff spot and those young guys went in...
Bruins Release Two From Camp
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today they have released two players from camp: Jamie Arniel and Ryan Spooner. Arniel has been assigned to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Spooner has been returned to his junior club (Peterborough Petes, Ontario Hockey League).
B's Make Transactions, Roster for Tonight →
BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today they have made the following roster moves: recalled Jeff LoVecchio from the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League), made…
Mark Recchi talked about Vermont, training camp and the B’s trip to Europe.
Recchi, Ference, Chara, Seidenberg, Bergeron, Caron, McGrattan, Seguin, Krejci and Horton. ^BISH
B's Back from VT, Head to DC →
This morning the Boston Bruins will hold their pregame skate at TD Garden before heading south for a same-day up-and-back trip to Washington, DC and the first of a home-at-home exhibition series with the Capitals. On his way back from Vermont-based team-building activities Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien talked about Boston’s game in Our Nation’s Capital and the game in the...
Around the League 9/28
Price rebounds in Habs’ win Carey Price likes to say it doesn’t affect him to be growing up in perhaps the most intense hockey fishbowl in the NHL. But Monday night, Price was able to admit what a refreshing change it is when his own fans are behind him, instead of climbing all over him. NHL.com Three-time Cup winner Mathieu Dandenault announces retirement Mathieu Dandenault, the...
Morning Reading 9/28
Baby B’s will carry the load in DC (J. Haggerty, CSNNE.com) Bruins confident team building exercises will pay off (D. Flynn, NESN.com) Ice Hockey: Boston Bruins to make most of Belfast visit (S. McKinley, Belfast Telegraph)
Belfast Giants Prepare For Bruins →
The best of the United Kingdom’s professional ice hockey Elite League, under the name of the Belfast Giants Selects, is finally assembled after a collaborative effort from coaches Paul Thompson, Gerad Adams, and Doug Christiansen from Coventry Blaze and GB National Team, Cardiff Devils, and Belfast Giants, respectively. The Belfast Giants released their final lineup for the Elite League...
Bruins in Vermont →
After Saturday night’s 3-2 setback to the Florida Panther’s — a game that ended in a shootout that featured rookie standouts Tyler Seguin and Ryan Spooner — the Boston Bruins headed to Brattleboro, VT for some off-ice team-building. In a Sunday conference call, Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli clarified the difference between team-bonding and team-building both of which he...
Around the League 9/27
NHL alumni give back to kids of Dundas at clinic Four former NHL players re-lived their minor hockey days Sunday morning during Kraft Hockeyville, showing up at the J.L. Grightmire Arena bright and early to give hockey clinics to kids of the Dundas Minor Hockey Association. NHL.com NHL-X: Bishop stops 28 shots as Blues beat Avalanche Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots as the St. Louis Blues beat the...
Morning Reading 9/27
Rookie Caron fits right in with Bruins (J. Haggerty, CSNNE.com) Quick recap of Chiarelli conference call (M. Kalman, TheBruinsBlog.net) Hangin’ out with Nathan Horton (J. Connolly, New England Hockey Journal)
Claude Julien Post-game Presser →
Milan Lucic Interview →
Nathan Horton Interview →
Steve Kampfer Interview →
Tyler Seguin Interview →
Around the League 9/26
Andreychuk excited to get foundation involved When a young Dave Andreychuk was riding his bike in the Dundas Driving Park all those years ago, he probably never imagined he’d back there Sunday signing autographs with the Stanley Cup as part of the Kraft Hockeyville celebration. NHL.com Islanders’ Streit injures shoulder in scrimmage Islanders defenseman Mark Streit injured his left...
Morning Reading 9/26
Bruins hopeful gets up to speed (N. Marrapesse-Burrell, Boston Globe) Bruins Chara leads ‘D’ by example (R. Thompson, Boston Herald) Positives outweigh negatives in Bruins loss (D. Picard, CSNNE.com) Bruins head to southern Vermont for team-building exercises (D. Flynn, NESN.com)