The Wrapround: So Where Do Bruins Go From Here?

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com (Welcome to 98.5 The Sports Hub's The Weekend Wraparound -- or just The Wraparound, WW, Wrap, or whatever you care to call it. I'm not big on names. But here's what you should know about it: It's a new weekly column that will run every Saturday in addition to our complete coverage…

Ilya Kovalchuk Signs Three-Year Deal With Los Angeles Kings

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com General manager Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins were in it until the very end, but free agent winger Ilya Kovalchuk is taking his talents out West on a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings. KHL's leading scorer and 2018 Olympic MVP Ilya Kovalchuk will join the LA Kings for…

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…

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…

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…

Anderson: You Want Ilya Kovalchuk On The Bruins

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com It's been five years since Ilya Kovalchuk last skated on NHL ice. Since then, Kovalchuk's recorded 120 goals and 285 points in 262 KHL games for SKA St. Petersburg, including back-to-back 30-goal seasons. In addition to his KHL domination, the No. 1 overall pick from 2001 (finally) captured gold at the…