Although they’ll clash as Atlantic Division rivals this season, Thornton lent Jimmy Hayes a word or two of advice.
Jimmy Hayes will wear No. 11 with the Boston Bruins in honor of his late friend, Corey Griffin.
Let’s hope for the Bruins’ sake newly acquired forwards Matt Beleskey and Jimmy Hayes turn out to be bolder on the ice than they were when asked to make a statement about what line they want to play on.
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.
The Bruins resolved the restricted free agency on their roster on Monday, inking forwards Brett Connolly and Jimmy Hayes to contracts.
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.
In need of scoring, Don Sweeney added two players who combined for 41 goals last season.
The Boston Bruins are making a trade, and it’s bringing them a local boy in return.
The Boston College hockey team is focused and ready for the NCAA tournament and their first-round match up with Colorado College Friday night.
Jimmy Hayes scored 6 minutes into overtime and Boston College beat Northeastern 7-6 on Monday night to win the Beanpot championship for the third time in four years.