The Wraparound: Bruins Can't Carry Eight Defensemen Again, Right?

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 weekly column that will run every weekend in addition to our complete coverage of…

Rick Nash Still Undecided On Future, Will Not Sign July 1

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Boston Bruins deadline addition and pending unrestricted free agent Rick Nash remains undecided on his playing future and will forego the July 1 signing period, agent Joe Resnick told TSN's Darren Dreger on Thursday. The most recent update on the 34-year-old Nash's status comes just days before the official start of…

Bruins Winger Rick Nash Has Share Of Options This Summer

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Pending unrestricted free agent winger Rick Nash certainly has options this offseason. The Boston Bruins have a definite interest in bringing Nash back for another go with the B's, especially after swinging and missing on Ilya Kovalchuk. But the Bruins are in a holding pattern until they figure out where they…

Bruins, Rick Nash To Pick Up Conversation Next Week

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Even after a quiet postseason, the Bruins have clearly not closed the door on a potential Rick Nash return. Speaking after yesterday's draft combine in Buffalo, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney touched on Nash, set to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his NHL career this summer,…

Should Bruins Take Another Gamble On Rick Nash?

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com The Rick Nash Trade should really be known as a tale of two players. One player, acquired from New York and making his Bruins debut on the same day, was an impressive (and seamless) fit to the right of Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci. He consistently generated chances at five-on-five (and…

Bruins Would Like To Bring Free Agents Back, But Consider It Unrealistic

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Conducting his final media availability of the season at TD Garden on Thursday, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said that he has not shut the door on a possible return to Boston for any of the club's pending unrestricted free agents. “We haven’t definitively ruled anybody out," Sweeney confirmed. "We’re gonna…

Rick Nash May Be (Finally) Finding Groove For Bruins

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com It took seven games, but the Bruins may have their full assortment on deck thanks to the awakening of Rick Nash. Held to just one goal in Boston's first-round series win over the Maple Leafs -- and certainly not for a lack of trying, with the second-most shots among all Bruins…

Bruins Relying On David Krejci-Rick Nash Combo To Come Through

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com It was fair to wonder if Rick Nash had officially fallen out of favor with Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy. Acquired by the Bruins to be the winger David Krejci needed for this team to accomplish their postseason goals, Nash began and finished Game 6 riding on the left of a…