Among players who’ll report to Ristuccia Arena for the official first day of Bruins rookie camp Thursday, it’ll be difficult to beat out forward Brian Ferlin in the dedication department.
It’s not crazy to think that Bruins center David Krejci could score 30 goals in 2014-15.
It’d be a shame if Hal Gill doesn’t find work this offseason, but the competition is stiff.
Matt Fraser got the attention of the Bruins fans with his playoff performance. Now he’s hoping to make an impact in the regular season.
Peter Chiarelli simultaneously tamped down enthusiasm for the Czech Republic native making the NHL roster as an 18-year-old and left open the door that Pastrnak will both be with the team and among the top-six forwards.
Some observers see defenseman Adam McQuaid and forward Chris Kelly as two potential keys for releasing the Bruins from “salary-cap jail.”
Patrice Bergeron is already regarded as one of the best players in the NHL, but that doesn’t stop him from working to get even better.
Appropriately, Labor Day is when NHL teams and players start to get back to work.
Skating for the rookie team could be the first step toward mounting a real challenge to Niklas Svedberg for the Bruins’ No. 2 goaltender position.
Simon Gagne has 12 goals and 19 points in 25 career games at TD Garden. Now the veteran forward will try to add to those totals as a member of the home team in 2014-15.