2014–15 Boston Bruins season

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2014–15 Boston Bruins
Division 5th Atlantic
Conference 8th Eastern
2014–15 record 5–6–0
Home record 2–4–0
Road record 3–2–0
Goals for 29
Goals against 28
Team information
General Manager Peter Chiarelli
Coach Claude Julien
Captain Zdeno Chara
Alternate captains Patrice Bergeron
Chris Kelly
David Krejci
Arena TD Garden
Average attendance 17,565[1]
(6 games)
Minor league affiliations Providence Bruins (AHL)
South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL)
Team leaders
Goals David Krejci
Seth Griffith
Carl Soderberg (3)
Assists David Krejci
Milan Lucic (6)
Points David Krejci (9)
Penalties in minutes Milan Lucic (26)
Plus/minus (+): David Krejci (4)
(−): Matt Bartkowski (-4 −4)
Wins Tuukka Rask (4)
Goals against average Niklas Svedberg (1.57)
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The 2014–15 Boston Bruins season is the 91st season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on November 1, 1924.[2]

Off-season[edit]

On May 21, 2014, the Vancouver Canucks announced that Bruins' assistant general manager Jim Benning had been hired as the Canucks' new general manager. Bruins' GM Peter Chiarelli announced that he would be looking "internally and externally to replace that position."[3]
On June 27, 2014, Peter Chiarelli announced that club had promoted Scott Bradley to Assistant general manager after he spent 5 seasons as Director of Player Personnel. He also announced that Ryan Nadeau was promoted to Director of Hockey Operations/Analytics. The club also hired John Ferguson as Executive Director of Player Personnel. Ferguson had been part of the San Jose Sharks organization since 2008. [4]

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Atlantic Division[5]
GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 11 8 2 1 5 29 29 17
2 Tampa Bay Lightning 11 7 3 1 7 38 29 15
3 Detroit Red Wings 9 5 2 2 5 22 19 12
4 Ottawa Senators 9 5 2 2 4 22 17 12
5 Boston Bruins 12 6 6 0 5 32 30 12
6 Florida Panthers 8 3 2 3 3 12 17 9
7 Toronto Maple Leafs 9 4 4 1 4 25 25 9
8 Buffalo Sabres 11 2 8 1 1 13 36 5

After games of October 30, 2014.

Conference standings[edit]

Top 3 (Atlantic Division)[6]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 11 8 2 1 5 29 29 17
2 Tampa Bay Lightning 11 7 3 1 7 38 29 15
3 Detroit Red Wings 9 5 2 2 5 22 19 12
Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)[6]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Pittsburgh Penguins 9 6 2 1 6 36 22 13
2 New York Islanders 10 6 4 0 5 35 36 12
3 New Jersey Devils 10 5 3 2 4 30 34 12
Wild Card Teams[6]
R (Top 2 qualify for playoffs) Div GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Ottawa Senators AT 9 5 2 2 4 22 17 12
2 Boston Bruins AT 12 6 6 0 5 32 30 12
2.5 !
3 New York Rangers ME 9 5 4 0 4 27 30 10
4 Washington Capitals ME 9 4 3 2 3 27 23 10
5 Philadelphia Flyers ME 10 4 4 2 4 32 36 10
6 Florida Panthers AT 8 3 2 3 3 12 17 9
7 Toronto Maple Leafs AT 9 4 4 1 4 25 25 9
8 Columbus Blue Jackets ME 9 4 5 0 4 25 30 8
9 Buffalo Sabres AT 11 2 8 1 1 13 36 5
10 Carolina Hurricanes ME 8 0 6 2 0 15 33 2

Divisions: AT – Atlantic, ME – Metropolitan
After games of October 30, 2014.

Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2014–15 Game Log
October: 5–6–0 (Home: 2–4–0 ; Road: 3–2–0)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Record Pts Recap
1 October 8 Philadelphia Flyers 1–2 Boston Bruins Rask 17,565 1–0–0 2 Recap
2 October 9 Boston Bruins 1–2 Detroit Red Wings Rask 20,027 1–1–0 2 Recap
3 October 11 Washington Capitals 4–0 Boston Bruins Rask 17,565 1–2–0 2 Recap
4 October 13 Colorado Avalanche 2–1 Boston Bruins Svedberg 17,565 1–3–0 2 Recap
5 October 15 Boston Bruins 3–2 Detroit Red Wings SO Rask 20,027 2–3–0 4 Recap
6 October 16 Boston Bruins 4–6 Montreal Canadiens Rask 21,287 2–4–0 4 Recap
7 October 18 Boston Bruins 4–0 Buffalo Sabres Svedberg 18,685 3–4–0 6 Recap
8 October 21 San Jose Sharks 3–5 Boston Bruins Rask 17,565 4–4–0 8 Recap
9 October 23 New York Islanders 3–2 Boston Bruins Svedberg 17,565 4–5–0 8 Recap
10 October 25 Boston Bruins 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs Rask 19,132 5–5–0 10 Recap
11 October 28 Minnesota Wild 4–3 Boston Bruins Rask 17,565 5–6–0 10 Recap
12 October 30 Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres

Legend:       Win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Player stats[edit]

As of October 28, 2014

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season[7]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO
Rask, TuukkaTuukka Rask 8 8 469 4 4 0 22 2.81 217 0.899 0
Svedberg, NiklasNiklas Svedberg 4 3 132 1 2 0 5 1.57 102 0.951 1
  • Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Bruins. Stats reflect time with the Bruins only.
  • Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Bruins only.
  • (G)Denotes goaltender.

Roster[edit]

Updated October 29, 2014.[8]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
43 United States !United States Bartkowski, MattMatt Bartkowski 2.0 !D L 26 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
37 Canada !Canada Bergeron, PatricePatrice Bergeron (A) 4.0 !C R 29 2003 L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec
11 Canada !Canada Campbell, GregoryGregory Campbell 4.0 !C L 30 2010 London, Ontario
33 Slovakia !Slovakia Chara, ZdenoZdeno Chara (CInjured Reserve 2.0 !D L 37 2006 Trenčín, Czechoslovakia
21 Sweden !Sweden Eriksson, LouiLoui Eriksson 7.0 !RW L 29 2013 Gothenburg, Sweden
25 Canada !Canada Fraser, MattMatt Fraser 7.0 !RW L 24 2013 Red Deer, Alberta
12 Canada !Canada Gagné, SimonSimon Gagné 7.0 !RW L 34 2014 Sainte-Foy, Quebec
53 Canada !Canada Griffith, SethSeth Griffith 7.0 !RW R 21 2012 Wallaceburg, Ontario
27 Canada !Canada Hamilton, DougieDougie Hamilton 2.0 !D R 21 2011 Toronto, Ontario
23 Canada !Canada Kelly, ChrisChris Kelly (A) 4.2 !C/LW L 33 2011 Toronto, Ontario
46 Czech Republic !Czech Republic Krejci, DavidDavid Krejci (A) 4.0 !C R 28 2004 Šternberk, Czechoslovakia
47 United States !United States Krug, ToreyTorey Krug Injured Reserve 2.0 !D L 23 2012 Livonia, Michigan
17 Canada !Canada Lucic, MilanMilan Lucic 6.0 !LW L 26 2006 Vancouver, British Columbia
63 Canada !Canada Marchand, BradBrad Marchand 6.0 !LW L 26 2006 Halifax, Nova Scotia
54 Canada !Canada McQuaid, AdamAdam McQuaid 2.0 !D R 28 2007 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
86 United States !United States Miller, KevanKevan Miller Injured Reserve 2.0 !D R 26 2011 Los Angeles, California
45 Canada !Canada Morrow, JosephJoseph Morrow 2.0 !D L 21 2013 Edmonton, Alberta
20 Canada !Canada Paille, DanielDaniel Paille 6.0 !LW L 30 2009 Welland, Ontario
40 Finland !Finland Rask, TuukkaTuukka Rask 1.0 !G L 27 2006 Savonlinna, Finland
91 Canada !Canada Savard, MarcMarc Savard Injured Reserve 4.0 !C L 37 2006 Ottawa, Ontario
44 Germany !Germany Seidenberg, DennisDennis Seidenberg 2.0 !D L 33 2010 Schwenningen, West Germany
18 Canada !Canada Smith, ReillyReilly Smith 7.0 !RW L 23 2013 Etobicoke, Ontario
34 Sweden !Sweden Soderberg, CarlCarl Soderberg 4.0 !C L 29 2013 Malmö, Sweden
72 Sweden !Sweden Svedberg, NiklasNiklas Svedberg 1.0 !G L 25 2012 Sollentuna, Sweden
62 United States !United States Trotman, ZachZach Trotman 2.0 !D R 24 2010 Carmel, Indiana
79 United States !United States Warsofsky, DavidDavid Warsofsky 2.0 !D L 24 2010 Marshfield, Massachusetts

Notable achievements[edit]

Awards[edit]

Milestones[edit]


Transactions[edit]

The Bruins have been involved in the following transactions during the 2014–15 season: