NHL Awards Voting is Getting Absurd

A tale of two Ovechkins? Geoff Burke - USA TODAY Sports

  Today, the NHL announced its traditional end-of-year selections for First and Second Team All-Stars, designations that can sometimes result in players getting a nice little sum of bonus money for a job well done. Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington […]

Patrice Bergeron is Superhuman

From @NaokoFunayama on Twitter

Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins couldn’t make it to last week’s break-up day and media interviews due to the small fact that he was at the hospital, but he made it up to the media by holding a very […]

Peter Chiarelli Basically Tells Tyler Seguin to Grow Up

This is Tyler Seguin in one of his first Bruins appearances. Just three years later, he was almost traded. Timothy T. Ludwig - USA TODAY Sports

  Sometimes, a little tough love is just what the doctor ordered when it comes to getting someone back in line. Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, who surely knows this fact because he is a father, decided to take […]

Tampa Bay Lighting 2013 NHL Draft Roundup

Ed Mulholland - USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning had half a dozen picks in the 2013 NHL Draft, including the third overall as decided by lottery, and they made waves with that plush pick by choosing budding superstar Jonathan Drouin. Drouin, who watched his […]

Tim Thomas Considering NHL Return


The impending opening of free agency on Friday just got even more intriguing–and even weirder. Tim Thomas, former Boston Bruins goaltender, announced via his agent that he is exploring possible options for returning to NHL play next season. If he […]

Boston Bruins 2013 NHL Draft Roundup

Wiley Sherman was one of six new Boston Bruins selected at the draft. Photo from @NHLBruins on Twitter.

What a ride that was for the Boston Bruins at the 2013 NHL Draft. In the huge one-day draft, where the first round took ages and the subsequent ones were as fast as a Zdeno Chara slap shot, six new […]

Boston Bruins Keep it All in the Family with Ryan Fitzgerald

From @NHLBruins on Twitter

Late in the 2013 NHL Draft, the Boston Bruins decided to keep it all in the family by choosing Ryan Fitzgerald with pick number 120. Fitzgerald, an October 1994 baby and a center, played for three years with Massachusetts’ Malden […]

Boston Bruins Go Swedish, Pick Linus Arnesson

Ed Mulholland - USA TODAY Sports

It took about four and a half hours for the Boston Bruins to make their very first selection in the 2013 NHL Draft, but once the time finally came–past the first round, with its pomp, circumstance and team representatives heading […]

10 Years Later: Looking Back at the 2003 NHL Draft

Fleury: Charles LeClaire - USA TODAY Sports, Elliott: Jerome Miron - USA TODAY Sports

A little over 10 years ago, the hockey world converged on Nashville, Tenn. for the 2003 NHL Draft. A goaltender was selected first overall for just the third time in league history and the draft proceeded as normal, but as […]

Boston Bruins 2013 NHL Draft Notes

Please have at least a little faith in this man! Jerry Lai - USA TODAY Sports

  Barring some entirely possible last-minute horse trading that gets them picking in the first round, the first sight of the Boston Bruins crew at the 2013 NHL Draft won’t be until pick number 60, which is the next to […]

Nathan Horton to Part Ways with Boston Bruins

Charles LeClaire - USA TODAY Sports

  As if Boston Bruins fans needed any more bad news to add to the veritable avalanche of bad news coming from the Black and Gold this week, there is still even more than before. Today, just one day before […]

NESN is Wrong to Let Naoko Funayama Go

Naoko Funayama called herself a "lucky girl" about this picture with Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley. Photo from @NaokoFunayama on Twitter.

  This just has been a pretty awful week for Boston Bruins fans and there’s no other way to say it. Between losing the chance to basically repeat the twofer of championships in 1970 and 1972, learning that fan favorite […]