Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE

Bruins invite forward Leino to training camp

Friday, 09.05.2014 / 11:40 AM / News

NHL.com

Share with your Friends


Bruins invite forward Leino to training camp
Free agent forward Ville Leino has been invited to training camp with the Boston Bruins, general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed Friday.

Free agent forward Ville Leino has been invited to training camp with the Boston Bruins, general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed Friday.

Leino, 30, had 15 points (all assists) in 58 games with the Buffalo Sabres last season and was given a compliance buyout this summer. In 286 games with the Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers and Sabres, Leino has 40 goals and 119 points in 286 games.

Chiarelli also told reporters the Bruins signed defenseman Steve Eminger to an American Hockey League contract and right wing Matt Fraser to a one-year, two-way contract.

Eminger, 30, split last season between CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League and the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL. He had seven points in 33 AHL games. Eminger last played in the NHL during the 2012-13 season with the New York Rangers. In 488 NHL games with the Washington Capitals, Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, Anaheim Ducks and Rangers, Eminger has 19 goals and 99 points.

Fraser, 24, had two goals in 14 games with the Bruins last season, and 20 goals and 30 points in 44 games with Providence in the AHL.

RECENT NHL TRADES
Player/s Team Team Player/s
Jokinen
MORE
Lindstrom,
2016 pick
Wisniewski,
2015 pick

MORE
Bourque,
Karlsson,
2015 pick
Zidlicky
MORE
Cond. pick
Petry
MORE
2015 picks
Yandle, Summers, 2015 pick
MORE
Moore,
Duclair,
picks
View all trades
Quote of the Day

I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.

— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series GigaPixel