NHL News & Notes: Karlsson & Hertl, Forsbacka Karlsson & More

NHL News & Notes: Karlsson & Hertl, Forsbacka Karlsson & More

May 21st, 2019 In today's News & Notes, Erik Karlsson and Tomas Hertl will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference Final for the San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins' forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson is going to play in Sweden for the 2019-20 season and both Calvin de Haan and Jordan Martinook have undergone medical...
Bruins' Forsbacka Karlsson to Return to Sweden for 2019-20 Season

Bruins' Forsbacka Karlsson to Return to Sweden for 2019-20 Season

May 21st, 2019 The Boston Bruins are losing one of their best young prospects for the near future as Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson has decided to return to Sweden to be closer to his family for the 2019-20 season. Forsbacka Karlsson intends on signing a contract to play for Vaxjo of the SHL but fully intends on...

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Bruins Goaltending

The Carolina Hurricanes are in the middle of the Eastern Conference Final against the Boston Bruins. Through the first three games, all of which they have lost, they have had no answer for Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask. Solving Rask is elusive, and something the Hurricanes better figure out soon. Rask Rewinding Hurricanes' December Blues in May Watching the Hurricanes Tuesday night in Game 3 was like watching them in the last part of 2018. At the start of the season they were forechecking like fiends, rushing their opponents' zones and blasting away with shot after shot. The problem was they were not scoring. Fast forward to Tuesday night's Game 3 on Carolina's home ice and they were forechecking like fiends, rushing the Bruins' zone and blasting away with shot after shot. The problem was Rask, who made save after save and kept the Bruins goal shut tight. It was as if he was showing highlights from the Hurricanes' play from December, only this time he was in the starring...
May 15th, 2019
Carolina Hurricanes

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Boston Bruins Logo History

The Boston Bruins: known worldwide as one of the National Hockey League’s Original Six…except they didn’t actually come along until seven years after the league began play. There were also only four teams in the NHL’s original iteration. Whatever. We’ll gloss over that. The Boston... March 22nd, 2019

Esposito: The Trade That Shaped the Boston Bruins

In today's look at important off-season trades over the years, we set our sights back to 1967.  While this particular deal did not take place at the NHL Annual Meetings held in the first week in June, it is inextricably linked to the events that were scheduled for that gathering. June 6, 1967:... December 20th, 2018

The Evolution of Brad Marchand

Boston Bruins left-winger Brad Marchand has developed himself from a fourth-line pest into one of the NHL's premier scorers. His path to joining the NHL elite was atypical, however. According to Hockey-Graphs, most players plateau in Wins Above Replacement (WAR) from age 22 to 25 and endure a slow... November 8th, 2017