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Wednesday, 07.01.2015 / 11:53 PM
to a one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 in the NHL. Spooner had eight goals and 18 points in 29 games for Boston; Smith spent the season with Providence of the American Hockey League but will get a chance to compete for the backup job behind Tuukka Rask.
Acquiring Beleskey and Hayes, Sweeney and his staff showed an ability to adapt quickly. One week ago, the Bruins thought they would be retaining...
Tuesday, 06.30.2015 / 3:14 PM
, according to war-on-ice.com.
With Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci set as the top two centers, goaltender Tuukka Rask signed long term, and five of seven defensemen from 2014-15 still on the roster, Sweeney probably will focus on adding help on the wings. The Bruins were 22nd in the League in scoring (2.55 goals per game) but have some pieces they're hoping can mature.
Right wing David Pastrnak scored...
Saturday, 06.27.2015 / 12:15 AM
Tuukka Rask had to play this season as the Bruins pushed to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
"We felt all along that Tuukka was put in a tough spot last year, and we're very comfortable now with Martin potentially part of our group," he said. "I think there's real depth in the organization."
With two significant pieces leaving the roster, what the Bruins are doing could be seen by some as the start...
Friday, 06.26.2015 / 7:05 AM
Chiarelli knows from his time as Boston Bruins GM that judging young goalies is difficult. Tuukka Rask worked out, while Michael Hutchinson didn't blossom until he was traded to the Winnipeg Jets.
"You see some of the trades of goalies in the past, you don't know how they're going to pop," Chiarelli said. "It's an inexact science."
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Wednesday, 06.24.2015 / 3:00 AM
behind Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins.
However, Colorado is the cautionary tale for Calgary on what can happen if you don't follow up a surprisingly strong season with another one. The Avalanche's inability to maintain possession eventually cost them; they missed the playoffs this season and have nobody here in Vegas up for an award this year.
Colorado was minus-984 in shot-attempts differential...
Tuesday, 06.23.2015 / 3:00 AM
-round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs, he finally came into his own when he signed with the New York Rangers in 2011. He was a key part of the Rangers' run to the Stanley Cup Final in 2014 and did the same with the Lightning this year.
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A first-round pick by the Maple Leafs, he was traded to the Bruins a year later for goaltender Andrew Raycroft. Rask led the League...
Monday, 06.01.2015 / 8:15 PM
and the Predators from the playoffs on two occasions. They made life miserable for Roberto Luongo when he was playing for the Vancouver Canucks. They cooled off the Boston Bruins' Tuukka Rask to win the 2013 Cup Final before turning Ryan Miller into the St. Louis Blues' weakness in the first round a year ago. The Los Angeles Kings' Jonathan Quick allowed 14 goals in five games against Chicago in the 2013...
Wednesday, 05.20.2015 / 5:30 PM
be the best defensive team in the National Hockey League, and all four teams playing [currently in the conference finals] ... are very good teams. They suppress what we call shot value and scoring opportunities very, very well. Their goaltenders are a big part of it.
"We have a very good goaltender [Tuukka Rask]. But if you don't create anxiety in the other team and have the ability to score goals...
Friday, 05.08.2015 / 4:42 PM
against Price to playing with Tuukka Rask and Roberto Luongo, Thornton has seen the effects of playing in front of a great goalie.
"It probably gives you more confidence," Thornton said. "You can just play your game; you're not worried about what's going to happen if the puck enters your zone.
"The goalie can be a calming influence, and all three of those guys do that for their team...
Thursday, 05.07.2015 / 12:27 AM
allowed no more than one goal in 13 of his 16 career playoff wins, including each of his last 10 dating to Game 6 of the 2012 Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. the Rangers.
* Via Elias, Holtby is the first goaltender to surrender one goal or fewer in 10 consecutive playoff wins since Boston's Tuukka Rask from May 21, 2013 to April 22, 2014 (10 wins).
* Holtby also improved to 9-9 in 18 career...