Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Bruins resign Reilly Smith and Torey Krug

On Monday it was announced that the Bruins have resigned forward Reilly Smith and defenseman Torey Krug to 1-year contracts, both worth $1.4 million.

The 2014-2015 NHL season starts on October 8th for the Bruins when they host the Philadelphia Flyers.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Bruins sign Matt Fraser and Steve Eminger

Today it was announced that the Bruins have signed forward Matt Fraser to a 1-year 2-way contract ($625,000 at the NHL level) and defenseman Steve Eminger to an AHL contract.

Fraser appeared in 14 games for Boston last season, tallying two goals, both of which came on the road (1/9 at LAK, 12/23 at NSH). In his first regular season with Providence, Fraser finished the 2013-14 campaign with 20 goals (tied for third on the team) and 10 assists for 30 points in 44 appearances.

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Eminger joins the Bruins organization after spending half of last season with CSKA Moscow (KHL, 0-2=2 totals in 25 games) and the Norfolk Admirals (AHL, 3-4=7 totals in 33 games). Eminger is a veteran of 488 NHL games playing with the Washington Capitals from 2002-08 (212 games), the Tampa Bay Lightning (50 games), Philadelphia Flyers (12 games) and Florida Panthers (nine games) in 2008-09, the Anaheim Ducks in 2009-10 (63 games) and the New York Rangers from 2010-2013 (142 games).

In total the 30-year-old blueliner from Woodbridge, ON has registered 19 goals and 80 assists for 99 points with 359 penalty minutes at the National Hockey League level. Eminger was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round (12th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Source: bruins.nhl.com

Bruins sign David Krejci to 6-year contract extension

Yesterday it was announced that the Bruins have signed forward David Krejci to a 6-year contract extension. Krejci's salary will be an annual cap figure of $7,250,000.

In total, the pivot has skated in 504 NHL games – all with Boston – amassing 110 goals and 268 assists for 378 points with a combined plus-97 rating. In seven postseasons with Boston spanning from 2008-14, Krejci has played in 93 games notching 29 goals and 48 assists for 77 points with a plus-28 rating. In two of the last four playoffs, Krejci has led postseason scoring with 23 points in 2011 (12 goals, 11 assists) and 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) in 2013. His 12 goals in 2011 were the most ever in one playoff year by a Czech player and tied Slovakian Marian Gaborik’s 2008 mark for a Czechoslovakian born player.
Source: bruins.nhl.com