Shawn Thornton Misses Boston, But Retired Ex-Bruin Ready To Boost Panthers From Front OfficeFor the first time in more than two decades, former Bruins forward Shawn Thornton won’t be reporting to training camp as a player next month when the NHL ends its summer break.
Kalman: Still Youthful Krug Ready To Play, Mentor For Bruins For Long HaulBruins defenseman Torey Krug has been through almost everything with the Bruins.
Kalman: Rask Healthy After Surgery, Confident Khudobin Can Do No. 2 JobRask isn’t sweating the Bruins’ decision (so far) to return for this season with Anton Khudobin as the backup with Malcolm Subban and Zane McIntyre hoping to challenge Khudobin for the spot.
Kalman: Bruins Hoping For Better Goaltender Development With Hiring Of Mike DunhamThe Bruins have finally entered the 21st century and hired a goaltender development coach to supplement the work of goaltending coach Bob Essensa, who will be in his 15th season with Boston this season.
No Reason To Panic About Sweeney’s ‘Holding Pattern’ With PastrnakMatt Kalman on why the lack of progress toward a Pastrnak extension shouldn't worry you.
Bruins Betting Jay Leach Can Make Prospects Blossom, Despite Lack Of Head Coaching ExperienceAt this crucial point in development of some of the Bruins’ most important prospects who will determine the fate of the organization through the end of this decade, general manager Don Sweeney and executive director of player personnel John Ferguson Jr. have decided there’s no head coaching experience required to be the guy that will work closest with these vital players.
Spooner Settled For One-Year Deal But Now Can’t Settle For Being One-Way PlayerConsidering the lengthy, wealthy second contracts most high-end talents sign these days, Ryan Spooner should probably be worth more and deserve longer term from the Bruins by now.
Kalman: Midsummer Bruins Thoughts On Paying Pastrnak, Making Backes ComfortableThe temperature in Boston has exceeded 90, the Red Sox are making their plans for the MLB trade deadline and most of the best NHL free agents have found new homes.
Kalman: Leftover Notes From Bruins Development CampMatt Kalman passes along a few things we learned about the Bruins' system from last week's development camp.
A Matured Jakub Zboril Serious About Fulfilling Potential For BruinsFrom the time he was drafted by the Bruins through the end of his participation in his third Bruins development camp last weekend, defenseman Jakub Zboril has turned observers’ snickers to open-mouthed looks of awe.
Kalman: Patience Key To Development Of Bruins Goalie Daniel VladarWith 2013 first-round pick Malcolm Subban and former Hobey Baker Award finalist Zane McIntyre gaining most of the attention on the Bruins’ goaltender depth chart, it’s easy to overlook Daniel Vladar.
Kalman: Ryan Donato Being Patient, But Jump From NCAA To Bruins Isn’t Far OffThree years have passed since the Bruins drafted Ryan Donato in the second round (56th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft, but the organization is being patient with the speedy forward’s development.