Tag Archives: Boston Bruins

Smoke and Mirrors

17th
Sep. × ’14

Have you ever seen a magic show? David Blaine, Siegfried and Roy, or one of the others? A lot of how they do what they do is through distraction, misdirection, and convincing you what you are seeing is what they say it is. Often magicians will use smoke, mirrors, magnets and other inanimate props to […]


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Most In Need Of Fines: NHL Diving Rule Change

11th
Sep. × ’14

It’s not a secret that I despise diving. I’ve written the odd piece on the subject, once or twice (ok so its actually an enormous bugaboo that I prattle on about pretty often ) and I’m pretty happy with the NHL finally taking steps to control the dippy soccer like behavior of some players and […]


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There’s No Such Thing As Cap Trouble

6th
Sep. × ’14

It seems every other blog post at the start of the season, the run up to the trade deadline, and again around free agency is deploring the plight of some franchise who is being strangled by the cap ceiling. Without even looking you can imagine all the articles on who the Chicago Blackhawks could have […]


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Boston Bruins Development Camp

15th
Jul. × ’14

Boston Bruins Development Camp has come and gone. There were over a dozen returning players, new draftees and invitees. While I do wonder how it is they failed to invite any goalie prospects, and had Malcolm Subban filling in for Adam Morrisson, and University of North Dakota star, and Fargo Force alumni Zane Gothberg. There  […]


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The Iron Is Hot For A Predators – Bruins Trade

9th
Jul. × ’14

With Mike Fisher’s injury given a preliminary recover time that takes until about the time of the Winter Classic, assuming no set backs, the Nashville Predators are now in dire need of a quality center. Having spent the assets to acquire James Neal and Filip Forsberg in the last fifteen months, the time and the […]


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Setting the Payscale: RFA’s Who Filed Pt 1

5th
Jul. × ’14

While correlation is not causation, it is interesting to note how many of the players who filed for arbitration are doing so as part of teams that have rather small amounts of cap space per player left and the need to fill multiple spots. The NHLPA put out this list of men who filed to […]


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Free Agency Winners and Losers

3rd
Jul. × ’14

With the bulk of the NHL’s best free agents signed, its time to look at who did best. Metropolitan Division Winners Washington Capitals: They were 21st in goals against last year. What did they do about it? They picked up two 21+ minute a night guys. One who averaged almost 3 minutes a night shorthanded, […]


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Peter’s Policy Palsy Pales

2nd
Jul. × ’14

In life, in business, in relationships and in the NHL, neither success nor failure are instant. On occasion it appears that a team or business has succeeded or failed in the blink of an eye, what you are seeing is that iceberg tip those final twenty stories of a skyscraper that bring it above the […]


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Pivotal Players: Free Agency Is Here

1st
Jul. × ’14

With Jason Spezza already dealt the market has seen its first bellwether. We know what the trade value for a top level offensive center. At 31, there’s still a chance Spezza could sign long term and be a big part of the Dallas Star’s success in future. Who else will set the standard for guys […]


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