The Bruins continue to make roster cuts, cutting 13 players on Friday, Sept. 23 with Dougie Hamilton, returning to the OHL’s Niagra Ice Dogs, highlighting the group.
In addition the Bruins releasedAndrew Bodnarchuk, Ryan Button, Marc Cantin, Carter Camper, Craig Cunningham, John Hennessy, Kirk MacDonald, Nathan McIver, Kevan Miller and Jamie Tardif, who will all report to the AHL’s Providence Bruins.
Andrew Khokhlachev, Jared Knight and Ryan Spooner will all return to their respective OHL teams. Khokhlachev back to the Windsor Spitfires, Knight returns to the London Knights and Spooner goes back to the Kingston Frontenacs.
Bruins v. Islanders (Sept. 23)
The Bruins followed their cuts by beating the NY Islanders 6-3 on Friday night with brad Marchand scoring the go ahead goal on a wrist shot assisted by Bergeron and Peverley.
The Bruins were trailing the Islanders 3-2 after two periods of play but the Bruins stormed back netting 4 goals in the final period.
David Krejci opened the scoring for the Bruins after falling behind 2-0. The Bruins tied the game midway through the 2nd period after a goal from Patrice Bergeron who also added a pair of assists. The Islanders scored the go ahead goal with 2:01 left in the second on a goal from Trevor Frischmon.
Dennis Seidenberg tied it up again with 15:49 left in the third. Then with the game all tied up Brad Marchand scores the go ahead and eventual game winner. Boychuk and Peverley added late goals to seal the victory for the Bruins.
Thomas played the whole night in net with the Islanders getting off a meek 16 shots for the game.
Bruins v. Canadiens (Sept. 25)
On Sunday, 7 players from the Boston Bruins were able to get in on the scoring en route to their 7-3 preseason victory over the Canadiens of Montreal.
Scott Gomez opened up the scoring for the Canadiens but Joe Corvo tied it up at one a piece at the end of the first period.
In the second the Bruins scored three unanswered goals from Marchand, Paille and Chara.
Both the Canadiens and Bruins added two a piece in the final period, with Tyler Seguin and Jordan Caron finishing out the scoring for Boston. The Bruins improved to 2-0-1 after defeating the Canadiens on Sunday night.
Bruins v. Canadiens (Sept. 26)
Boston showed some grit by coming back after being shut out during the first two periods Monday against the Canadiens. The Bruins were down 1-0 going into the final period but would come back and beat the Canadiens for the second time in as many nights.
Mike Cammalleri scored the Canadiens lone goal just 4:27 into the first period.
That lead would hold up until a power play for the Bruins in the third when Tyler Seguin ties up the game with assists from Caron and Bartkowski.
Tuukka Rask played the whole game in net allowing the one goal on 32 shots. Price was in net for the Canadiens stopping 30 of 32 shots.
7 more Players cut from Bruins roster
Jamie Arniel, Colby Cohen, Michael Hutchinson, Zach McKelvie, and David Warsofsky will be assigned to AHL’s Prvidence Bruins. Zach Hamill and Trent Whitfield will need to clear waivers for purpose of assignment to the Providence Bruins(American Hockey League).
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