Player Profiles

Curtis Hall Joins List of Promising Bruins’ Fourth Round Picks

PROVIDENCE, RI: The fourth round of the NHL Entry Draft has been kind to the Boston Bruins organization in the past two decades. Furthest back in this slice of history, the Bruins selected former NHL skater Byron Bitz as well as current skaters Kris Versteeg […]

Jeremy Swayman: Perspective and Retrospective

PROVIDENCE, RI:  I’ll be the first to admit: when the Boston Bruins called Jeremy Swayman’s name on June 24th, 2017, my first thought was “Why?”. With Zane McIntyre coming off a remarkable campaign in Providence and Dan Vladar making noteworthy progress down in Atlanta, a […]

Observations from NHL Bruins 2018 Development Camp

PROVIDENCE, RI: Less than a full week after the NHL Entry Draft, the Boston Bruins brought their most recent draftees to Warrior Ice Arena for organizational brass and media alike to evaluate. Providence coach Jay Leach and NHL Bruins head of player development Jamie Langenbrunner […]

Bruins 2018 Draft Selections and Future Providence Bruins

  PROVIDENCE, RI. The picks are in, and my thumbs are on ice to relieve some of the tendonitis from refreshing twitter all day long. This year’s NHL Entry Draft was unique for the Boston Bruins as they sat out the first round of the […]

New Kids on the Providence Block — Bruins’ NCAA/CHL Signings Primer

In the calendar year, March typically signals the arrival of spring, March Madness, and most importantly, Canadian Major Junior and NCAA playoffs. Teams that have battled hard since October have their chance at immortality with names engraved on a championship trophy. Teams that do not […]

Naughty / Nice list for Providence Bruins

  Inspired by the Black and Gold Hockey Blog post, and with snow keeping me from family this Christmas morning, thought I’d make a Providence-themed naughty/nice list. You may see some players you’re not familiar with unless you’ve been to Providence a few times. Check […]

Czechmate: why Calling up Peter Cehlarik Makes Sense for West Coast Road Trip

With the recent rash of injuries to key Boston Bruins players, the major league club has been forced into calling up a significant portion of its AHL affiliate Providence Bruins. While some Bruins fans are scratching their head hearing some of the names play-by-play announcer […]