Boston Bruins Newshttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/Boston Bruins NewsMon, 14 Aug 2017 13:52:42 +0000Bruins Announce First Ever Boston Bruins Summer Fan Fest Tourhttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruins-announce-first-ever-boston-bruins-summer-fan-fest-tour/c-290659700<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>BOSTON -</b> The Boston Bruins announced today, August 14, that the organization will embark on its first ever, seven-city Boston Bruins Fan Fest Tour that will visit each New England state from August 26 - August 31, with the mission to grow the game of hockey throughout the region. The final stop will take place in Boston, MA during Boston Bruins Training Camp, presented by AT&amp;T, in September. During the tour, the Bruins expect to outfit over 4,000 kids (ages 4-9) who have signed up for the Bruins Academy Learn to Play program in brand new CCM hockey gear valued at $500 (retail value) per player for a total of $2,000,000 (retail value) worth of equipment dispersed to local communities.</p></div>Boston BruinsMon, 14 Aug 2017 13:52:42 +0000Youth Players From Finland Make Trip to Boston for Summer Camphttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/youth-players-from-finland-make-trip-to-boston-for-summer-camp/c-290674276<div class="article-item__preview"><p><style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Arial; color: #383838}p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Arial; color: #383838; min-height: 17.0px}span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>BostonBruins.com </b>- Every summer, hundreds of youth hockey players around Boston and New England take part in the Boston Bruins Summer Camps, presented by O.R.G. Packaging. </span></p><p class="p2"> </p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">The summer of 2017 marked the eighth straight year that the camps were held across multiple locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. </span></p><p class="p2"> </p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">The camps provide players with the opportunity to continue their skill development beyond the hockey season in a positive, fun-filled environment. They teach the kids the value of a strong work ethic on and off the ice. </span></p></div>Caryn SwitajThu, 10 Aug 2017 18:44:29 +0000Bruins To Participate In Prospects Challenge From September 8-11https://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruins-to-participate-in-prospects-challenge-from-september-8-11/c-290637310<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>BOSTON -</b> The Boston Bruins announced today, August 10, that the team will again participate in the Prospects Challenge from September 8-11 at HarborCenter in Buffalo (100 Washington St., Buffalo, NY 14203). This marks the third consecutive year the Bruins have participated in the challenge. The Bruins defeated New Jersey (4-3) and Buffalo (4-3) in last year's Prospects Challenge. Bruins prospects who participated in last year's tournament and also played in at least one regular season game with Boston in 2016-17 include forwards <b>Anton Blidh, Peter Cehlarik, Danton Heinen, Sean Kuraly,</b> defensemen <b><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-FA5A43D494FCE1C982493">Brandon Carlo</span>, Matt Grzelcyk, Rob O'Gara</b> and goaltender <b>Zane McIntyre.</b></p><p>The Bruins' rookies will compete against the <b>Buffalo Sabres</b>, <b>Pittsburgh Penguins</b> and <b>New Jersey Devils' </b>rookies in the round-robin challenge featuring prospects from each team. The participating teams will each play three games during the course of the event, which is being held entirely at HarborCenter. Rosters will be announced at a later date. Media availability for the Bruins prospects and staff will take place after the respective practice or game.</p><p>Tickets are $10 and will be available at the Sabres Box Office at the KeyBank Center, online at Sabres.com, or by calling 1-(888)-223-6000.</p></div>Boston BruinsThu, 10 Aug 2017 14:56:48 +0000Boston Bruins Foundation Takes On 12th Pan-Mass Challengehttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/boston-bruins-foundation-takes-on-12th-pan-mass-challenge/c-290613942<div class="article-item__preview"><p><style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; min-height: 18.0px}p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial}</style></p><p class="p1"><style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial}</style><b>BOSTON </b>- Former Bruins defensemen Gary Doak scrapped, clawed, and fought every challenge he faced on the ice. Whether it was shutting down the elite scorers of the 1970s, sacrificing his body to block a shot, or dropping the gloves in defense of a teammate, Doak was willing to do whatever it took to help his team win. Over 14 seasons, 78 playoff games, and one Stanley Cup Championship with the Bruins, the Ontario native was embraced by the city of Boston.</p></div>Michael TolvoMon, 07 Aug 2017 20:11:09 +0000Bruins Academy Learn to Play Program Expanding to over 50 Locationshttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruins-academy-learn-to-play-program-expanding-to-over-50-locations/c-290569580<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>BOSTON -</b> The Boston Bruins announced today, August 2, that the Bruins Academy Learn to Play program, previously called "Little Bruins Learn to Play," in partnership with the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players Association, will begin its fourth season in October. For the first time this season, the program will expand to over 50 locations across New England, compared to the 24 locations last season.</p></div>Boston BruinsWed, 02 Aug 2017 15:30:43 +0000#BruinsGlobal: Clinics Underway in Shanghaihttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruinsglobal-clinics-underway-in-shanghai/c-290555062<div class="article-item__preview"><p><style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial}p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; min-height: 18.0px}</style></p><p class="p1"><b>SHANGHAI</b> - After a week in China, the #BruinsGlobal crew has settled into Shanghai for the rest of the trip to run youth hockey clinics at Champion Rink - a rink that is actually located on the seventh floor of a shopping mall.</p><p class="p2"> </p><p class="p1">Shanghai is south of Beijing and features a warmer climate, so hockey isn't as prevalent as in Beijing, where the Bruins ran clinics out of a brand new, state-of-the-art hockey rink built by O.R.G. Packaging. Still, there are many kids playing hockey in Shanghai, and about 100 kids are participating in the clinics this week.</p></div>Caryn SwitajTue, 01 Aug 2017 11:12:03 +0000Bruins 2017-18 National Television Schedule Announcedhttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruins-2017-18-national-television-schedule-announced/c-290546564<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>BOSTON -</b> The NHL and the Boston Bruins announced today, July 31, their 2017-18 United States national television schedule. Please note that NESN will broadcast all non-exclusive games locally. All games can also be heard on the Bruins flagship radio station, 98.5 The Sports Hub.</p></div>Boston BruinsMon, 31 Jul 2017 15:38:47 +0000Bruins Hire Jay Leach as Coach of the Providence Bruinshttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruins-hire-jay-leach-as-coach-of-the-providence-bruins/c-290545652<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>BOSTON -</b> Boston Bruins General Manager <b>Don Sweeney</b> announced today, Monday, June 31, that the Boston Bruins have appointed <b>Jay Leach</b> as head coach of the Providence Bruins. Sweeney also announced that the team has hired <b>Spencer Carbery</b> Assistant Coach of the Providence Bruins to join Trent Whitfield on the staff and that <b>Mike Dunham</b> has been hired as Goaltender Development Coach who will join the Bruins' Development staff.</p></div>Boston BruinsMon, 31 Jul 2017 14:37:27 +0000#BruinsGlobal: Arriving in Shanghaihttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruinsglobal-arriving-in-shanghai/c-290541384<div class="article-item__preview"><p><style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial}</style></p><p class="p1"><b>SHANGHAI</b> - With the Beijing portion of "Bruins Global: China 2017" completed, <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-F265EE9970D8EB8247CAD">Torey Krug</span>, <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-FDF4607520847D6872DBD">David Pastrnak</span>, <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-1208F756F9A6DB404ECBB">Tuukka Rask</span>, Bruins alum Hal Gill, and the rest of the Bruins' crew in China flew to Shanghai on Sunday for the final four days of their 10-day trip.</p></div>Caryn SwitajSun, 30 Jul 2017 14:56:49 +0000#BruinsGlobal: Bruins Hike Great Wall of Chinahttps://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/bruinsglobal-bruins-hike-great-wall-of-china/c-290541238<div class="article-item__preview"><p><style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial}</style></p><p class="p1"><b>BEIJING </b>- After the "Bruins Global: China 2017" clinics wrapped up in Beijing, the final day in the city consisted of exploring the ancient history and visiting the Great Wall of China.</p></div>Caryn SwitajSun, 30 Jul 2017 02:37:52 +0000