» As training camp winds down, young B’s try to make mark
One of the major challenges for any young prospect with NHL aspirations is beating out the veterans ahead of them on the depth chart for a spot on the team.
When you factor in that the Boston Bruins are defending Stanley Cup champions, that challenge becomes even greater for those youngsters still with the club.
» Boston Bruins rookie games recap & analysis
The second of two rookie exhibition games between the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders is in the books, with the Isles winning for the first time in four tries since the clubs began the two-game mini-tourney in Boston a year ago.
» Islanders rookies exact revenge
UNIONDALE, N.Y.— The New York Islanders futures struck quickly and never looked back in a 7-2 win over the Boston Bruins rookies in the second of two exhibition games played on Long Island.
Ryan Strome scored a pair of first period goals, while Casey Cizikas also tallied twice in the game to pace the young Islanders.
» Bruins-Islanders rookies play 1st of two games tonight
The members of the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders rookie camps will square off at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Monday and Tuesday night. The game on Sep. 12 is not open to the public, however tickets are available to the public for the second game on Sep. 13 (free to Islanders season ticket holders) with all proceeds from the gate going to charity.
» Flashback: The case for Dougie Hamilton
Rookie camp in Boston has put the spotlight squarely on the team’s top draft choice from this year, defenseman Dougie Hamilton, who was taken ninth overall.
Back in January, Hamilton was being tracked as an ideal solution to bolster Boston’s prospect depth at the defense position. Here’s a look back at what I wrote up on Hamilton in the Bruins 2011 Draftwatch blog.
» Bruins 2011 rookie camp opens with 22 prospects
The Boston Bruins opened 2011 training camp with the rookie portion at Ristuccia Memorial Arena in Wilmington, Mass. Friday.
The team will have three days of practice before traveling to Long Island for a pair of exhibition games against the New York Islanders prospects.
» Knight embracing leadership role at B’s rookie camp
Although just drafted by the Boston Bruins in 2010, winger Jared Knight is participating in his fourth camp event with the team.
A veteran of two prospect development camps in July 2010-11, he is entering his second rookie and main training camps in Boston for the month of September.
» 2012 NHL Entry Draft Watchlist: Got D?
The 2012 NHL Entry Draft is shaping up to be one of the strongest classes for defensemen in history, and that does not even take into account several sterling forwards expected to be at the top of it all next June.
» Bruins 2011 rookie camp preview
The Boston Bruins are gearing up for the 2011-12 hockey season, with veterans slated to officially report for work at the middle of the month, but the team’s youth movement is up first.