Hockey News A Bruin November 26, 2013


Nov 25, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins goalie

Tuukka Rask

(40) makes a save as defenseman

Zdeno Chara

(33) and Pittsburgh Penguins center

Joe Vitale

(46) look for the rebound during the first period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports takes a look at the effort the Bruins organization made to include star players like Tyler Seguin and Phil Kessel into the team. Whether it was a case of immaturity or just the inability to play the Bruins system of hockey (or perhaps both), what forced the team to give up two players that are now having shining roles in their new teams of Dallas and Toronto respectively. (CBS Sports)

Who ever said hockey players are dumb never bothered to take a look at the captain of the Boston Bruins. Zdeno Chara speaks six languages and has lead the Bruins team for the last eight seasons. As captain, he has imposed several rules that have gone over well with the team. His first rule is no hazing the rookies, and the second is that the official lingua franca of the Bruins locker room is English. Read the article about what he has done and what he has tried to do to make this one of the best places to play in all of the National Hockey League (Boston Globe).

The Bruins are showcasing some of their prospects on their home web site. Did you see someone who impressed you in training camp or someone who currently players for the Providence Bruins. Check up on their progress inside the organization here. (Boston Bruins)

Could Torey Krug sneak into a slot for Team USA for the Sochi Olympics. A month ago I would have said no, but now while I don’t think he’ll get a slot, he’s got a half-decent shot of making the team. Check out our opinion on the young Bruins defenseman. Do you think he’s got what it takes to be an Olympian. (Causeway Crowd)

The Bruins have gotten better as the season goes on thanks to the Claude Julien system and the desire of the players to win for their fans. They’re clicking better than they have at the beginning of the season, and the production has been spread out all over the team this year. See how else the Bruins are coming together here as a team (CSNNE)