Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Bruins sign Brad Marchand to 8-year contract

Brad Marchand
Yesterday the Bruins announced that they signed forward Brad Marchand to an 8-year, $49 million contract extension through the 2024-25 NHL season, which is worth an average annual value of $6.125 million.

Marchand had this to say: "This is an extremely exciting day for me and my family. I would like to thank the Jacobs family, Cam Neely, Don Sweeney, Claude Julien, the coaching staff, my teammates and our fans for their continued support and belief in me. I have been a Bruin since the start of my pro career and there is no place I would rather play. I look forward to doing everything I can to help our team achieve success and bring the Stanley Cup back to Boston."
Source: nhl.com

Last season, Marchand played in 77 games, scored 37 goals (career-high), had 24 assists, totaling 61 points (career-high). In his career, Marchand has played in 454 games, accumulated 153 goals and 136 assists for 289 points, and has a +138 rating.

Friday, September 23, 2016

David Krejci talks about recovering from hip surgery

Here's a video with Bruins David Krejci, during the opening day of Bruins Training Camp, answering questions from the media about recovering from hip surgery.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Bruins sign Dominic Moore and 3 others

Dominic Moore
Dominic Moore
On Tuesday the Bruins announced that they signed veteran center Dominic Moore to a 1-year, one-way contract, worth $900K. Last season, Moore played for the New York Rangers, in 80 games he had 6 goals, 15 points, and he finished a -2. Moore is 32 years old and will most likely find himself on the Bruins fourth line next season.

The Bruins also announced that they signed: forward Brian Ferlin to a 1-year, two-way contract, worth $725K at the NHL level; defenseman Chris Casto to a 1-year, two-way contract, worth $650K at the NHL level; and defenseman Alex Grant to a 1-year, two-way contract, worth $600K at the NHL level.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Bruins sign Colin Miller and Joe Morrow

Colin MillerJoe Morrow
Colin Miller and Joe Morrow
On Thursday, the Bruins announced that they have re-signed defensemen Colin Miller and Joe Morrow. Colin Miller was signed to a 2-year, one-way contract worth an average annual value of $1 million. Joe Morrow was signed to a 1-year, one-way contract worth $800K.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Bruins sign Backes, Liles and Khudobin

David BackesJohn-Michael LilesAnton Khudobin
David Backes, John-Michael Liles and Anton Khudobin
Today the free agency frenzy has begun and the Bruins took action! The Bruins have signed Blues captain David Backes, according to TSN he signed a 5-year contract for $30 million, for a cap hit of $6 million. Backes is 32 years old, plays center, 6'3" 221 lbs, shoots right and was born in Minnesota. If you don't already know, Backes is a physical/heart and soul type of player, similar to Matt Beleskey but he has more offensive skills. Last season, Backes played in 79 games, scored 21 goals and had 24 assists for 45 total points, was +4 and had 83 PIMs.

The Bruins have re-signed defenseman John-Michael Liles to a 1-year contract worth $2 million ($2 million cap hit). Last season, Liles played in 17 games for the Bruins, had 6 assists and was -7.

Returning to the Bruins after three years away, is goalie Anton Khudobin as he signed a 2-year contract worth a total of $2.4 million ($1.2 million cap hit). Last season, Khudobin played in 9 games with the Anaheim Ducks, finished with a 3-3 record, had 1 shutout, a .909 save percentage and a 2.70 GAA.

More signings by the Bruins
The Bruins re-signed defenseman Tommy Cross to a 1-year two-way contract worth an average annual value of $600K.

The Bruins re-signed forward Tyler Randell to a 1-year two-way contract worth an average annual value of $600K.

The Bruins signed forward Riley Nash to a 2-year contract worth an average annual value of $900K. Last season, Nash played with the Carolina Hurricanes in 64 games, recorded 9 goals and 13 assists for 22 points while finishing -5 and had 18 PIMs.

The Bruins signed forward Tim Schaller to a 1-year two-way contract worth an average annual value of $600K. Last season, Schaller played with the Buffalo Sabres in 17 games, recorded 1 goal and 2 assists for 3 points while finishing +3 and had 2 PIMs.

Saying goodbye
Loui Eriksson signed a 6-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks, for a total of $36 million ($6 million cap hit).

Jonas Gustavsson signed a 1-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $800K.

Brett Connolly signed a 1-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $850K.

Lee Stempniak signed a 2-year contract with the Carolina Hurricanes for $5 million ($2.5 million cap hit).

Zach Trotman signed a 1-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings.

Matt Irwin signed a 2-year contract with the Nashville Predators.

Alex Khokhlachev signed a 2-year KHL contract.

Chris Kelly signed a 1-year $900K deal with the Ottawa Senators.

In other news, former Bruin Milan Lucic, signed a 7-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $42 million ($6 million cap hit).

Post updated 7/1 at 5:42pm
Post updated with Chris Kelly signing on 7/7