Hall is likely to miss the start of the season for the Bruins with an upper-body injury

Taylor Hall likely will miss the start of the season for the Boston Bruins with an upper-body injury. “Taylor Hall is week to week,” Bruins coach Jim Montgomery said Sunday. “It’s a little more significant, the upper-body injury, than we expected yesterday.” Boston plays its season opener Oct. 12 at the Washington Capitals. The forward … Read more

NHL rookie camp standouts: Who impressed in Buffalo, Penticton and Traverse City?

NHL training camps officially opened this past weekend, with rookie tournaments taking place across the NHL landscape. Today we discuss who stood out at three of the main events: the tournament in Buffalo featuring Boston, Montreal, New Jersey, Ottawa and Pittsburgh; the tournament in Penticton, BC, with Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Vancouver; and Traverse City, … Read more

Pastrnak hopes to sign a contract to remain with the Bruins

David Pastrnak is hoping to sign a contract to remain with the Boston Bruins. The 26-year-old forward is entering the final season of a six-year, $40 million contract ($6.67 million average annual value) he signed with Boston on Sept 14, 2017, and can become an unrestricted free agent after this season. “Yeah, of course,” Pastrnak … Read more

Bruins season preview: Need fast start to overcome injuries

The 2022-23 NHL season starts on Oct. 7. With training camps opening soon, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, inside scoop on roster questions, and projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Boston Bruins. Coach: Jim Montgomery (first season) Last season: 51-26-5, fourth place in Atlantic Division; lost to … Read more

Penguins, Head Coach Mike Sullivan Agree to Three-Year Contract Extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins and head coach Mike Sullivan have agreed to a three-year contract extension, it was announced today by General Manager Ron Hextall. The extension will kick in at the conclusion of the 2023-24 campaign, and run through the 2026-27 season. “Mike is one of the top coaches in the National Hockey League and … Read more

Answering some of the biggest lingering offseason questions

Training camps begin to open in four weeks. After an entertaining start to free agency in July, the marketplace has cooled. Teams settled in on rosters, and everyone adjourned to their summer homes. Only those execs left some unanswered questions behind. We’re here to pick up the slack. While this next month unfurls toward the … Read more

Boston Bruins fantasy projections for 2022-23

As part of NHL.com’s 32 in 32 series, the fantasy hockey staff identifies relevant players from the Boston Bruins. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the “NHL Fantasy on Ice” podcast. MORE FANTASY COVERAGE: Top 250 rankings NOTES: These fantasy projections (for 82-game season), a collaborative effort by Pete Jensen and … Read more

Fantasy Hockey: The Top NHL Sophomores to Target in 2022-23

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports Sophomore slump? We’ve all been there before, picking the hotshot rookies thinking he’d really become an elite player in his second season, only to see them hit the development wall. Fatigue can still be a factor with shorter summers, and their first-year success becomes a double-edged sword since it provides both … Read more

Three questions facing Boston Bruins

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 32 teams from Aug. 8-Sept. 8. Today, three important questions facing the Boston Bruins. [Bruins 32 in 32: Season preview | Top prospects | Fantasy breakdown] 1. Can the Bruins revisit their past glories? Two big names signed with the Bruins on Aug. 8, names that … Read more

Bergeron, Krejci each signed a one-year contract with the Bruins

Bergeron signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Bruins on Monday to return for his 19th season in the NHL. The 37-year-old center can earn an additional $2.5 million in performance-based incentives. He was an unrestricted free agent and was undecided on his future after Boston was eliminated in seven games by the Carolina … Read more