Don Sweeney Named Finalist For NHL General Manager Of The YearDon Sweeney's vision as general manager for the Boston Bruins is coming together in a significant way this season. And his work is getting recognized by his peers.
NHL Trade Deadline: Bruins Reportedly Acquire Marcus Johansson From DevilsThe Boston Bruins, as currently constituted, are the second-best team in the Eastern Conference. What will they look like by day's end? Keep up to date on the latest news, reports and rumors right here.
Kalman: Don Sweeney Deepens Bruins' Roster, Positions For Eventual Big TradeThe Bruins got deeper without blocking the path of some of their prospects that may be ready to graduate to regular NHL duty.
Bruins Need A Backup Goalie Before Free Agency OpensThe Boston Bruins need a backup goalie but they don't have many other holes two days before free agency opens.
Kalman: No Need For Don Sweeney To Be Hard On Himself With No First Round PickYou have to appreciate the empathy Bruins general manager Don Sweeney showed for his scouts leading up to and after the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft.
Kalman: Three Bruins Thoughts For NHL Draft WeekWith activity picking up, here are a few Bruins-related thoughts.
Kalman: Neely, Jacobs In Win-Now Mode But Now Must Make Right Moves To Maintain GoodwillTwo years removed from missing the Stanley Cup playoffs for a second straight year, the Bruins have built themselves back up to a level of prominence where losing in the second round of the postseason is seen as a positive.
Bruins’ Best Bet This Offseason May Be To Keep Riding Youth MovementThere’s really no reason at this point to be scared of youth.
Don Sweeney’s Ahead Of Schedule With Bruins Plan, Even If Playoff Run DisappointsA surprisingly sensational regular season that raised expectations multiple notches doesn’t mean that anything less than a Cup championship will tarnish what the Bruins accomplished through the first 82 games.
Kalman: Zdeno Chara’s Off-Ice Impact -- As Much As On-Ice Performance -- Makes New Contract A Bargain For BruinsChara said at the start of the 2017-18 season his priority was to keep playing and to do it for the Bruins, and his performance this season, during which he turned 41, made it impossible for the Bruins to play around in negotiations.
Kalman: Now We'll See Whether Sweeney's Or Yzerman's Philosophy Works Out BestBruins general manager Don Sweeney has decided to subscribe to a philosophy of quantity over quality when it comes to his defensemen, while his Tampa Bay counterpart Steve Yzerman has decided it’s more important to have an elite top three defensemen rather than have nine capable blueliners available for the playoffs. Now comes the fun part: seeing whether the Bruins or Lightning go deeper in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs after the decisions their GMs made leading up to the 3 p.m. NHL Trade Deadline on Monday.