Defenseman Colin Miller, 22, came over in the Milan Lucic trade. After a big season in the AHL, he has the potential to make an impact in the NHL.
Signed as a free agent after playing for the Sharks, defenseman Matt Irwin, 27, could become a heavily relied on contributor on the Bruins' blueline.
4yHere is the CSNNE.com morning skate -- a collection of hockey links from around the world designed to entertain and inform. Enjoy.
4yThe veteran defensemen, acquired by the Bruins at the trade deadline, is eligible to come off the injured-reserve list.
4yThe Bruins coach says Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask aren't solely at fault for the team's recent defensive woes.
4yMany Bruins decline comment on Matt Cooke's latest elbow to the head of an opponent, but Brad Marchand, saying the Penguins bad boy's 'got to be taught lessons,' hopes for a lengthy ban.
4yThe rookie winger completes his two-game suspension for his elbow to the head of Columbus' R.J. Umberger.
4yThe B's need to pull themselves out of their current funk before the hard-charging Canadiens pass them by, and drop them into the bottom half of Eastern Conference playoff teams.
4yThe panic surrounding the Bruins is misplaced, since what's happening right now shouldn't really be a surprise to anyone.