Boston Bruins, News, Opinion

2020 Bruins Trades Have Potential

The 2020 trade deadline has come to an end. What Don Sweeney did with his remaining time was honestly quite shocking. A lot of fans hounded the Bruins management, hoping they would go all out this year. In years past, Cam Neely and Sweeney have been playing things safe. They have continued to acquire depth […]

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Breaking News, News

David Backes Trade “likely” Ahead of Trade Deadline

Friday morning, it was announced that a trade involving Bruins forward David Backes may be more realistic than originally thought. David Backes, who turns 36-years-old in May, has two years left on a contract that has a $6M cap hit. Despite Backes’ leadership qualities, having been the captain of the St. Louis Blues for 5 […]

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Opinion

Have we seen the last of David Backes in Boston?

When the Bruins signed him in the summer of 20116-17 to a 5-year $30 million contract that included a $13 million signing bonus, the vast majority of the people were shocked at the price tag. We thought coming to the Bruins was a hard-nosed player from his time as a captain with the Blues who fit the mold as a Bruin. The first season started out reasonably decent for him, with 17 goals along with 21 helpers. His stay here in Boston has been overshadowed by injuries and a colon surgery that limited his time on the ice for the Bruins.

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