Haula Has Been A Huge Help for B’s Second Line

BOSTON – Eric Haula‘s first season in Black & Gold could have gone sideways. When the forward was scratched for a Sunday night tilt against the Canucks on November 28, he had just one goal and two assists through 17 games. As a veteran of nine NHL seasons, a night in the press box could … Read more

Bergeron Returns to Practice, Termed ‘Probable’ for Tampa Game

BOSTON – After missing the last three games with an elbow infection, Patrice Bergeron returned to practice with his teammates on Wednesday at Warrior Ice Arena. Boston’s captain has a doctor’s appointment on Thursday morning and after that it will be determined if he is cleared to play for the B’s showdown with the Tampa … Read more

Bergeron Takes a Maintenance Day as B’s Practice in Chicago

CHICAGO – Patrice Bergeron took a maintenance day on Monday and did not hit the ice for the Bruins’ practice at Fifth Third Arena, the Blackhawks’ training facility. The B’s top pivot was replaced by Anton Blidhwho was celebrating his 27th birthday, on Boston’s top line between Brad Marchand and Jake DeBrusk. “Should be good … Read more

Grzelcyk Returns to Practice, Could Play vs. Coyotes

BOSTON – Matt Grzelcyk was back on the ice for practice on Friday morning and could return to the lineup on Saturday against the Arizona Coyotes. The blue liner has missed the last two games, the first due to an upper-body injury and the second due to an undisclosed illness. “Skated today, obviously feeling better, … Read more

Lazar Ruled Out for Saturday’s Game in San Jose

SEATTLE – The Bruins, who will begin the California swing of their six-game road trip on Saturday night in San Jose, will have at least one lineup change against the Sharks with Curtis Lazar ruled out after suffering an upper-body injury in Thursday’s win over the Kraken. With Lazar considered day-to-day, either Anton Blidh or … Read more

DeBrusk to Shift Up to B’s Top Line as Marchand Returns

SEATTLE – Bruce Cassidy knows it might be a bit intimidating to play with two future Hall of Famers. But after a chat with Jake DeBrusk ahead of Wednesday’s practice at Climate Pledge Arena, Boston’s bench boss is confident that the winger can fit right in alongside Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron on the Bruins’ … Read more

Bergeron Set to Make Return to Game Action vs. Islanders

NEW YORK – After missing the last three games with a head injury, Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron will return to the lineup on Thursday night against the New York Islanders. The B’s top centerman was a full participant in Wednesday morning’s practice at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers. “Looked good, ready to go. So, he … Read more

Bergeron Won’t Play vs. Rangers, Could Re-Join Team Later in Week

BOSTON – Patrice Bergeron, donning a maroon non-contact jersey, re-joined his Bruins teammates for practice on Monday morning at Warrior Ice Arena but will not play on Tuesday night against the New York Rangers, per coach Bruce Cassidy. Boston’s bench boss did say that the B’s top centerman, who has missed the last two games … Read more