The Bruins made the move everyone expected when they summoned forward David Pastrnak from Providence of the American Hockey League on Tuesday.
WILMINGTON — In case you haven’t noticed, Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara has been struggling since he returned from a tear in his knee after seven weeks.
And then there were three.
The Bruins on Monday lost one of the four assets they received from the Dallas Stars in the Tyler Seguin trade, as forward Matt Fraser was claimed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.
There are so many “fancy stats” being computed around the NHL, it’s hard to keep track.
Surfing the Web after the Bruins’ 6-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, I couldn’t find the one stat – fancy or plain – that summed up the defeat. I wanted to know how many times a Bruins player was knocked on his rear end by a Blue Jackets player.
It’s funny that in all the talk about moving Loui Eriksson onto a line with David Krejci and Milan Lucic leading up to the Bruins’ game against Buffalo on Sunday, that move turned out to be a mistake.
Depending on how you look at it, the Bruins either dodged a bullet or were inadvertently punished Monday.
I cannot confirm the rumor that Bruins forwards Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson won’t even cross the street unless their together.
Bruins coach Claude Julien on Sunday morning could barely come up with an answer, let alone a good one, for the recent demotion of defenseman Joe Morrow to Providence of the American Hockey League.
The return of Dennis Seidenberg after the defenseman missed all but 34 games last season because of an ACL/MCL injury was supposed to be a boon to the Bruins in 2014-15.
Defenseman Joe Morrow was assigned to Providence of the American Hockey League on Saturday.
Twenty-four-year-old goaltender Michael Hutchinson, a Bruins third-round pick in 2008, continued to make that draft year a nightmare for Boston with another stellar performance against his former organization Friday.
Last month Bruins forward Craig Cunningham was put in the unenviable position of having to accept the captain’s ‘C’ for Providence of the American Hockey League.
Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was informed by a reporter about the history he has made in the NHL in his 98-game career and he joked that he now has “one to gloat about.”
Bruins 2014 first-round pick David Pastrnak’s whirlwind first season in North America will continue next week when he leaves the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League to join the Czech Republic for the World Junior Championship.
It came off like an unprecedented conflict of interest when Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout mentioned it days after his one-punch knockdown of Bruins forward Milan Lucic.