Meet Bruins Legend Milt Schmidt: The NHL's Oldest Living Former Player

WESTWOOD, Mass. — Imagine a hockey player born in the 16 months between John F. Kennedy and Ted Williams, who impacted his game as much as JFK transformed politics or Teddy Ballgame mastered hitting.

Boston Bruins' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

Posted 01/12/2015 - 12:08 by HockeyPolls

With their shoddy results through the first 41 games of 2014-15, the Boston Bruins need valiance points to round out any cases for hardware.

That said, although their postseason viability has been anything but stable, they have never strayed from lassoing distance of a decent seed. The fact that they are still in realistic contention is primarily a product of players defying their inexperience or recent bouts with injuries.

Midseason Grades for Each Line on the Boston Bruins

Posted 01/11/2015 - 11:47 by HockeyPolls

In the wake of several tweaks to their line combinations, the Boston Bruins have crossed the midway point of 2014-15 on a rare winning streak. That fact ought to underscore one of this team’s chief shortcomings in a mediocre 20-15-6 start through the 41-game mark.

The Best Highlight for the Boston Bruins' Stars in 2014-15

Posted 01/05/2015 - 11:32 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins are one game away from reaching the midway point of the 2014-15 regular season. Beyond belief, despite a substandard 19-15-6 start, they have sprinkled a smattering of bright moments on the first three months of their itinerary.

5 Bold Predictions for the Boston Bruins in the New Year

Posted 01/04/2015 - 10:32 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins reran a familiar habit to present their first impression of the new calendar year in Saturday’s 3-2 overtime loss to Ottawa.

The Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Boston Bruins

Posted 01/02/2015 - 17:28 by HockeyPolls

Boston Bruins winger Milan Lucic made a sufficiently simple statement when reflecting on the past calendar year. Per Caryn Switaj of the team’s website, in the wake of Wednesday’s 4-3 shootout loss to Toronto, Lucic offered this to the assembled press corps:

Ranking the Top Moments of 2014 for the Boston Bruins

Posted 12/29/2014 - 17:07 by HockeyPolls

Not since before the turn of the decade have the Boston Bruins had a year as tumultuous as 2014. They went from reigning finalists and regular-season “champions” in April to a team confronting cap constraints, injuries and an identity crises.

Ranking the 5 Best Boston Bruins Trades in the Peter Chiarelli Era so Far

Posted 12/28/2014 - 18:04 by HockeyPolls

It is as simple as this: Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli should expect to field trade questions until a deal happens. Either that, or he can hope for the less likely event of a season-twisting hot streak by his current cluster of employees.

Ranking the 5 Worst Boston Bruins Trades in the Peter Chiarelli Era so Far

Posted 12/27/2014 - 11:46 by HockeyPolls

With the NHL’s roster freeze set to let up this Sunday, Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli’s respite from scrutiny is raring to run out. That is, if he was entitled to such a thing to begin with.

Latest Updates on the Top Prospects for the Boston Bruins

Posted 12/23/2014 - 10:51 by HockeyPolls

With the halfway mark of the 2014-15 season still approaching, 11 individuals have already logged ice time for both the Providence and Boston Bruins.

There is ample time for any of those players currently in the minors to return to the parent club. On top of that, the pipeline will more than likely increase to 12 or 13, at the least, within the next three-plus months.

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