Ty Anderson ran the Chronicles From The Garden blogspot account during the 2008-09 NHL season before joining HockeyIndependent as the Bruins Blogger. He is a Seinfeld enthusiast, self-admitted Star Wars nerd, Vezina-quality street-hockey goaltender, and can be found in Balcony 314 of every Bruins home game. Follow him and his tweeting madness on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/_TyAnderson or send him an e-mail at TAndersonBruins@gmail.com.
Bruins fans are all too familiar with the injury woes that surrounded their club in 2009-10. In fact, most get nauseous when recalling the turbulent season where the club lost 187 man-games to injury. With Marco Sturm‘s road to knee surgery recovery already testing the depth of the Bruins to begin the season, the depth [...]
If we’re being honest here, Bruins fans didn’t get much of a look at Finnish forward and 2005 third round draft choice Mikko Lehtonen during his tenure with the organization. In fact if you weren’t paying attention to his 23 minutes and change of time-on-ice in just two NHL games, there’s a chance you’re reading [...]
Take one deep breath and join me as we recap the past year in the world of Marc Savard, won’t you? After putting up a career-year in 2008-09 and following that up with a tremendous playoff run, you’re not welcomed to Team Canada’s Olympic summer camp while line-mate Milan Lucic is. Then your line-mate and [...]
The Bruins sign former Canadiens assistant coach Doug Jarvis, keeping him out of harms way from Carey Price’s stick.
When the B’s accepted the arbitration award given to Blake Wheeler for a year at 2.2 million dollars, there was just one player that could majorly impact the 2010-’11 club that remained on the list of unsigned Bruins. Consider that list finish with the inking of second overall pick Tyler Seguin to a three-year entry-level [...]
In the summer of 2008 when forward Blake Wheeler couldn’t/wouldn’t agree to terms with the Phoenix Coyotes, the 6’5″ forward hit the open market as an unrestricted free-agent and instantaneously became a marquee name among second-tier pool of free agents. Drawing interest from the Canadiens and Rangers along with the B’s, the Hub had every [...]
Heading into the arbitration process, it’s safe to assume most Bruins fans had no clue what to expect when it came to forward Blake Wheeler. Potential is what led to him being drafted fifth overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in 2004, and it’s what led to him being targeted so highly by the Bruins in [...]
Has there ever been a more frustrating follow-up season for a Norris Trophy winner than Zdeno Chara‘s 2009-10 season? Rolling through 2008-09 on an unforgiving trail where he posted a career-high 19 goals and a +23 along with 28 points on the power-play, Chara led the Bruins to the Eastern Conference’s best record by example [...]
Reviewing defensmen Johnny Boychuk’s first real season with Boston and looking at his expectations in 2010-11.
As cap-space dwindles for the Boston Bruins, the B’s have begun their Houdini-like escape out of salary-cap hell with the re-signing of four of their bundle of remaining restricted free-agents. With a focus on retaining depth players and fringe-NHLers with their signings, the Bruins have officially announced the signings of forwards Gregory Campbell and Jeff [...]
When the Bruins’ fourth-installment of their rookie training and development camp kicked off on Wednesday, there were no places to park outside and there were no places to sit inside the chilly confines of the Wilmington-based training facility. It was jam-packed, full of fans both young and old all with their eyes peeled for the [...]
Boston Bruins sign Mark Stuart to a one-year extension, but with two-million dollars left in cap-space, what’s next for the Bruins?
Quick-hits on the Bruins’ moves so far along with my YouTube vlogging debut. [VIDEO INCLUDED].
It was a rainy day in March when the Bruins disappointed their fans by failing to pull the trigger on a trade that would’ve brought some much needed scoring up front to bolster a pedestrian offense. Despite a near-run to the Eastern Conference Finals amidst this lack of scoring, the B’s would once again come [...]
Just at the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, I got an e-vite to a special pool if you will set up by Bruins blogger Puck Sage of (you guessed it) PuckSage.com. The rules were very simple, pick the first three dominoes to fall at each position–forward, defense, and in net. Then the fun part [...]
There’s not much left for winger Mark Recchi to accomplish in his Hall of Fame career, but that didn’t stop the 42-year old ‘Recching Ball’ from coming back for a third round with the Boston Bruins. Signing of a one-year extension worth one million dollars with nearly a half-million more in various incentive, Recchi’s return [...]
On day one of the 2010 NHL Draft in Los Angeles the Boston Bruins wasted no time in drafting the most-coveted center in this year’s crop of young talent when they called Plymouth Whaler Tyler Seguin up to the stage and adding another pivot to their arsenal down the middle. Done for the night with [...]
Taylor or Tyler? That was the talk among fans the moment the Bruins found themselves out of the playoffs on May 14th. It was almost a relief that the end to a season that put B’s fans through more misery than their suddenly-winning-hearts could handle would present the club with the luxury of picking second [...]
It’s hard to contest that the Boston Bruins have had a draft pick as important as this one since 1997 when the club selected center and future Art Ross winner (albeit not completely with Boston) Joe Thornton with the first overall pick. Now, 13 years later, the B’s find themselves in possession of the NHL’s [...]
At this time last season, a teary-eyed Tim Thomas was accepting the 2009 Vezina Trophy. Now, just a turbulent year later, the 36-year old goaltender could be shopping for a new home. In a season of career-highs in 2008-09 where Thomas led the league in goals-against-average and save percentage for the Northeast Division-winning Bruins, the [...]