Kalman: Sweeney-Favorite Spooner Set To Seize Prominent Role For BruinsLike a doting dad, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney seemingly manages to work in Ryan Spooner’s name during any conversation about how the Bruins are going to improve in the upcoming season and beyond.
Kalman: Sweeney Sensible To Avoid Free Agents, Give Young Defense A ChanceSo far general manager Don Sweeney has withstood the urge to sign a free agent veteran defenseman to try to make up for the loss of Dougie Hamilton.
Kalman: New Contracts Offer Bruins’ Hayes, Connolly Slight Measure of CertaintyIn one fell swoop, Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney made sure there would be no lengthy negotiating process with the team’s remaining restricted free agents.
Sweeney Optimistic After Roller Coaster Week For BruinsIt's been a busy -- and interesting -- week for first-year Bruins GM Don Sweeney.
Hurley: As It Turns Out, Don Sweeney's Doing A Very Good JobArmed with more clarity with some of the situations surrounding the moves, here's a more enlightened look at the moves Sweeney has made in the past week.
Kalman: Sweeney Succeeds In Setting Up Bruins For This Season and FutureIn need of scoring, Don Sweeney added two players who combined for 41 goals last season.
Report: Ryan Spooner Signs Two-Year, $1.9 Million Contract With BruinsThe Boston Bruins were not very active in the NHL free-agent frenzy on Wednesday afternoon, but they were able to lock up one of their own.
Kalman: Anything Could Happen With Bruins’ Roster When Free Agency OpensThe Bruins don’t have enough space right now to go on a shopping spree when free agency starts at noon on Wednesday, but for the first time several years the Bruins have enough space to sign a decent player if general manager Don Sweeney chooses.
Kalman: Sweeney Not Rebuilding But Reinventing Bruins' Roster-Building PhilosophyWhether you agree with Don Sweeney's initial batch of moves or think he’s out of his mind, you have to credit him for bringing the same attributes he utilized as a player to his role as general manager of the Bruins.
Kalman: Trade For Rinaldo Doesn’t Mesh With Bruins’ Stated PlanMatt Kalman breaks down the trade made by the Boston Bruins for Zac Rinaldo on Monday.
Hurley: Zac Rinaldo Acquisition Begs The Question -- What Are Bruins Doing?In short, he is not someone who's really going to help the Boston Bruins win games in 2015-16.
Hurley: Bruins Becoming Masters Of Getting Worse Without Getting BetterSo far, Don Sweeney has done nothing to buck the troubling trend of losing talent without replacing it.