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Anderson: Is Wayne Simmonds A Trade Target For Bruins?

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Let me preface this by saying that you'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger Wayne Simmonds fan than yours truly. From the moment I saw Simmonds break into the league with the Los Angeles Kings, I knew this was a player that any team would be lucky to have. He's the…

Patrice Bergeron Fails To Win Selke Trophy At 2018 NHL Awards

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com In a hotly contested race with the Flyers' Sean Couturier and Los Angeles captain Anze Kopitar for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, awarded annually to the National Hockey League's top defensive forward, Patrice Bergeron came up short. Named a finalist for the Selke for the seventh straight season, this year actually…

Bruins Coach Bruce Cassidy Is On Board With Ilya Kovalchuk

Count Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy among those that would be in on adding Ilya Kovalchuk to the mix. Speaking with the media before the 2018 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, Cassidy, who is up for the Jack Adams Award as the league's top coach, was asked about the potential of the Bruins signing the…

Hurricanes GM Don Waddell Quiets Noah Hanifin Trade Rumors

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com The Boston Bruins are looking for a high-end, top-four defenseman to plug behind Zdeno Chara on the left side. That's made the Hurricanes' Noah Hanifin, a pending restricted free agent on a team reportedly dying to shake things up in their first year under new ownership and with a new general…

Bruins To Begin 2018-19 Season In Washington, Home Opener Will Be Matinee

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com The Boston Bruins will begin their 2018-19 season watching a Stanley Cup banner raised to the rafters, as they have been tabbed as the Opening Night opponent of the Washington Capitals. It’s going to be a BANNER day at @CapitalOneArena ! Your 2018-19 Opening Night vs. Boston on October 3rd. #CapsBruins…

Bruins Find Their Biggest Competitor In Ilya Kovalchuk Sweepstakes

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com The Boston Bruins have a ton of interest in free agent Ilya Kovalchuk, and the feeling seems largely mutual. In Boston, Kovalchuk can fit almost anywhere on their top two lines and succeed. His desired contract also seems to align with what the Black and Gold would like to have on…

Boston Bruins Trying To Unload David Backes

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Two years into a largely immovable five-year, $30 million pact with David Backes, it appears that the Boston Bruins want out. Darren Dreger provided the first insight to this idea last week, saying that the Bruins "would like" to move the 34-year-old winger, who has three years at $6 million per…

Bruins Shouldn't Fear Ilya Kovalchuk's Five-Year Break From NHL

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com It has been 1,878 days since Ilya Kovalchuk last played in the National Hockey League. It will be just under 2,000 days between NHL games when Kovalchuk makes his expected return to pro hockey's biggest stage later this year. But this is not something that the Bruins, one of the teams…