Don Sweeney

Brett Connolly #14 of the Boston Bruins (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Kalman: New Contracts Offer Bruins’ Hayes, Connolly Slight Measure of Certainty

In 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.

07/06/2015

Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney. (WBZ-TV)

Sweeney Optimistic After Roller Coaster Week For Bruins

It’s been a busy — and interesting — week for first-year Bruins GM Don Sweeney.

WBZ-TV–07/03/2015

Matt Beleskey, Ryan Spooner, Jimmy Hayes  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/ Jana Chytilova/Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hurley: As It Turns Out, Don Sweeney’s Doing A Very Good Job

Armed 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.

07/02/2015

Matt Beleskey and Jimmy Hayes (Photos by Getty Images)

Kalman: Sweeney Succeeds In Setting Up Bruins For This Season and Future

In need of scoring, Don Sweeney added two players who combined for 41 goals last season.

07/02/2015

Ryan Spooner #51 of the Boston Bruins  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: Ryan Spooner Signs Two-Year, $1.9 Million Contract With Bruins

The 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.

07/01/2015

Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Anything Could Happen With Bruins’ Roster When Free Agency Opens

The 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.

07/01/2015

Don Sweeney (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Sweeney Not Rebuilding But Reinventing Bruins’ Roster-Building Philosophy

Whether 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.

06/30/2015

Zac Rinaldo (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Trade For Rinaldo Doesn’t Mesh With Bruins’ Stated Plan

Matt Kalman breaks down the trade made by the Boston Bruins for Zac Rinaldo on Monday.

06/29/2015

Zac Rinaldo and Adam McQuaid in March 2015 (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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.

06/29/2015

Milan Lucic, Dougie Hamilton (Photos by Maddie Meyer/Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Hurley: Bruins Becoming Masters Of Getting Worse Without Getting Better

So far, Don Sweeney has done nothing to buck the troubling trend of losing talent without replacing it.

06/29/2015

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