Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bruins sign a few players and lose a few to free agency

During the month of July the Bruins have signed a few players and they have lost a few players to free agency.

Who is leaving Boston and has signed elsewhere
Jarome Iginla has signed with the Colorado Avalanche, to a 3-year contract, reportedly worth $16 million ($5.5 million in the first two years, and $5 million in the final year).

Shawn Thornton has signed with the Florida Panthers, to a 2-year contract, worth $2.6 million.

Goalie Chad Johnson has signed with the New York Islanders, to a 2-year contract, worth $2.6 million.

Who has signed with Boston
The Bruins re-signed goalie Niklas Svedberg to a 1-year, one-way contract worth an annual cap hit of $600,000. He will most likely be Tuukka Rask's backup unless he doesn't perform.

The Bruins have signed defenseman Christopher Breen to a 1-year, two-way contract, worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $175,000 at the AHL level.

The Bruins have signed goalie Jeremy Smith to a 1-year, two-way contract, worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $80,000 at the AHL level.

The Bruins have re-signed defenseman Matt Bartkowski to a 1-year contract, worth a cap figure of $1,250,000.

The Bruins have signed forward David Pastrnak to an entry level contract.

On July 18th, the Bruins signed a few players: forward Jordan Caron was signed to a 1-year, one-way contract worth a cap figure of $600,000; defenseman Tommy Cross was signed to a 1-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $72,500 at the AHL level; forward Craig Cunningham to a 1-year, two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $85,000 at the AHL level; forward Tyler Randell 1-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level; defenseman Zach Trotman to a 2-year contract (in year one the contract is a two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $80,000 at the AHL level and in year two the contract is a one-way deal worth $650,000 at the NHL level); and forward Justin Florek to a 1-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $90,000 at the AHL level.

The Bruins have signed defenseman David Warsofsky to a 1-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level.

On July 24th, the Bruins announced that they hired Joe Sacco as Assistant Coach.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Bruins picks in 2014 NHL Entry Draft

The 2014 NHL Entry Draft was this past weekend and the Bruins made five selections with one in the first round. Here are the Bruins 2014 draft selections:

Round 1: Bruins selected forward David Pastrnak, 25th overall, 6'0", 198lbs, native of Havirov, Czech Republic.

Round 2: Bruins selected forward Ryan Donato, 56th overall, 6'0", 176lbs, native of Scituate, MA, USA.

Round 4: Bruins selected forward Danton Heinen, 116th overall, 6'0", 170lbs, native of Langley, BC, Canada.

Round 5: Bruins selected forward Anders Bjork, 146th overall, 6'0", 183lbs, native of Mequon, WI, USA.

Round 7: Bruins selected defenseman Emil Johansson, 206th overall, 6'0", 194lbs, native of Sweden.