February 23, 2013

Quick Hits: Chicago Blackhawks, Taylor Hall, Lindy Ruff, Boston Bruins

For 17 games, nobody has been able to beat the Chicago Blackhawks in regulation. Now they own the best start in NHL history all by themselves. The Blackhawks set an NHL record for the best start to a season, beating the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday to give them at least one point in each of their first 17 games. […]

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February 21, 2013

NHL Trade Rumors: Boston Bruins And Philadelphia Flyers Discussing Potential Deal?

CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty reports General Managers Paul Holmgren and Peter Chiarelli chatted for the entire second-period intermission of Tuesday’s games between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins. Could a deal could be brewing between the Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins? “It’s the second time that Chiarelli has spent time personally watching the Flyers players as he also was in the press box for Philadelphia’s […]

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February 21, 2013

What Is The NHL Board Of Governors?

The NHL Board of Governors is the ruling and governing body of the NHL. In this context, each NHL team is a member of the NHL, and each member appoints a Governor (usually the owner of the club), and two alternates to the Board. The current chairman of the Board is Boston Bruins owner, Jeremy Jacobs. […]

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February 13, 2013

Anaheim Ducks To Hire Dwayne Roloson As Consultant

The Anaheim Ducks will hire longtime NHL goaltender Dwayne Roloson as a consultant to work with the organization’s young backstops, reports Eric Stephens of the Orange Country Register. Roloson would work primarily with the AHL Norfolk (Va.) Admirals, the Ducks top minor league affiliate, according to Stephens. The move will officially end the 43-year-old’s playing career. Roloson, an unrestricted free […]

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February 13, 2013

Columbus Blue Jackets Fire GM Scott Howson, Expected To Name Jarmo Kekalainen As Replacement

The Columbus Blue Jackets fired executive vice president and general manager Scott Howson on Tuesday night, according to NHL.com. “Scott Howson is a caring man who gave everything he had to the Columbus Blue Jackets over the past six years,” team president of hockey operations John Davidson said in a statement. “This was a difficult decision but one that I thought […]

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February 12, 2013

NHL Signing: Boston Bruins Sign Jay Pandolfo

Update:  Jay Pandolfo has signed a one-year deal with the Boston Bruins. The 38-year-old will earn $600,000 in the NHL and $350,000 in the minors. Pandolfo was placed on waivers by the Bruins on Tuesday, and must clear before he can be added to the squad. 12:59 PM: The Boston Bruins appear ready to pull the trigger on veteran […]

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February 8, 2013

Boston Bruins Plan To Offer Contract Extension To Tuukka Rask During Season

Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli says the Bruins plan to offer Tuukka Rask a contract extension during the season, reports CSN New England. Rask signed a one-year deal during the offseason after assuming the No. 1 job when Tim Thomas elected not to play this season. Chiarelli was careful to say nothing was “imminent” and […]

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February 8, 2013

Dealing Tim Thomas Gives Boston Bruins Cap Space To Make Trades

By trading Tim Thomas, the Boston Bruins freed up more flexibility to make trades if the right deals come along, as noted by the Boston Globe. Boston now has about $7.2 million in cap space and it can add more by placing Marc Savard on long-term injured reserve, meaning they can add a significant player […]

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February 7, 2013

NHL Trade: Boston Bruins Trade Tim Thomas To New York Islanders

The Boston Bruins have traded suspended goaltender Tim Thomas to the New York Islanders for future considerations, Arthur Staple of Newsday confirmed Thursday. The Islanders will send a conditional second-round pick in 2014 or 2015 to the Bruins. Thomas, 38, is a two-time Vezina Trophy winner and won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2011 when the Bruins claimed the Stanley Cup. […]

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January 13, 2013

Tim Thomas Is Interested In Returning To NHL

Tim Thomas has interest in returning to the NHL in 2013-14, according to CSN New England. Thomas would also like to represent Team USA in the 2014 Olympics, but that’s complicated. The NHL hasn’t committed to playing in the Winter Games yet and Team USA might not take the aging goaltender after he skipped a season. […]

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