Reilly needs to remain in Boston, Miller not sure of future and Clifton needs to remain
Matt Vautour of Mass Reside: Boston Bruins pending UFA defenseman Mike Reilly sounds optimistic that he’ll be again with the Bruins subsequent season.
“I believe it’s mutual proper now, between us, to try to get one thing performed. I positively wish to keep right here, for certain,” Reilly mentioned. “There’s been some talks, however since day one it’s been a straightforward transition for me to come back in and simply get used to every thing, how they run the ship down right here. It’s been nice to this point, and hopefully, stuff can work out.”
Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller is not sure about enjoying subsequent season at this level. He had a damaged knee cap in 2019-20 and missed half of this previous season.
“I believe it’s one thing I’ll go residence and have a dialog with my household about. Haven’t seen my youngsters for some time,” he mentioned. “I wish to spend time with them, my dad and my mother. We’ll go from there. I haven’t actually put an excessive amount of thought into it, actually.”
Defenseman Connor Clifton can be left unprotected for the growth draft and is aware of his days in Boston may very well be over.
“It’s what it’s. I suppose it’s a part of the enterprise. I like being a Bruin and I hope it stays as such.”
Are massive modifications coming in Boston
Jimmy Murphy of Boston Hockey Now: It may very well be a busy offseason on the free agent and commerce markets for the Boston Bruins.
“I believe everybody has the Bruins in a big group of groups that would make a ton of modifications,” an NHL govt advised Boston Hockey Now on Thursday. “They are going to be main gamers on the NHL commerce and free agent market and I believe they may look rather a lot completely different subsequent season.”
The Bruins have simply over $30 million in projected wage cap with 16 gamers below contract for subsequent season in accordance with Puck Pedia.
Will the Bruins deliver Tuukka Rask and David Krejci again?
One administration supply mentioned his group can be okay with Krejci on one- or two-year deal at $5 to $5.5 million.
Bruins GM Don Sweeney may ask ahead Charlie Coyle to waive his modified NTC and NMC.