» Cunningham, McKelvie sign deals with B’s
The Boston Bruins announced Thursday that forward Craig Cunningham and defenseman Zach McKelvie agreed to terms.
Cunningham singed a three-year entry level contract with Boston a little more than a year after the team took a flyer on him as an overage player in the WHL. McKelvie, 26, signed a one-year, two-way pact.
» Cross, Warsofsky united as B’s hopefuls on ‘D’
Until this past spring, they were cross-town collegiate rivals.
Now, defensemen Tommy Cross (Simsbury, Conn.) and David Warsofsky (Marshfield, Mass.) are taking the Ristuccia Memorial Arena ice united in their quest to one day become members of the team they both cheered for as youngsters, the Boston Bruins.
» Ferlin taking it all in
WILMINGTON, Mass– Brian Ferlin may not have been expecting the Boston Bruins to pick him in last month’s NHL Entry Draft, but he’s rewarding their faith in him with a strong showing at the prospects development camp at Risuccia Memorial Arena this week.
» B’s trio of big goalies progressing
he fact that 21-year-old Mike Hutchinson is the “old man” of the Boston Bruins netminder prospects in attendance at the team’s development camp here in July speaks volumes about the youth movement present.
Joined by 18-year-olds Zane Gothberg and Lars Volden (who will both turn 19 this summer), “Hutch” is coming off his first pro season, split between Providence in the AHL and Reading of the ECHL.
» Bruins 2011 development camp Day 2 notes and observations
The second day of Boston Bruins development camp started out with a full hour session dedicated to power skating, led by new B’s skating coach, Besa Tsintsadze.
The 24 players including three goaltenders were put through the paces by the compact, yet explosive and dynamic Georgian coach brought in by the Bruins after spending about five years with the Pittsburgh Penguins as their skating instructor.
» Hamill at crossroads
The subject of Boston Bruins prospect Zach Hamill came up during the Bruce Cassidy post-development camp practice presser Friday.
The newly minted Providence head coach (who spent the previous three seasons as Rob Murray’s assistant prior to Murray’s dismissal last spring), provided some detailed remarks on the player and prospect he’s well acquainted with.