While again at house the Boston Bruins are nonetheless figuring issues out for subsequent season’s roster, plenty of previous and present Boston Bruins gamers are having themselves a hell of a European trip collectively. It began on Thursday with Instagram footage and movies of Milan Lucic, Torey Krug and David Krejci (and former head of Boston Bruins PR Matt Chmura) vacationing collectively in Italy whereas an unsigned 36-year-old Krejci does not have any certainty on a possible contract with the Black and Gold for subsequent season.
Now on Friday it seems they’ve been joined by extra acquainted faces as game-breaking proper winger David Pastrnak, coming into the final 12 months of his contract, and Shawn Thornton joined the Boston Bruins crew in Italy throughout their superior European trip.
And former Locked on Bruins visitor Thorty!!!! pic.twitter.com/YziPz00zdn
— Ian McLaren (@iancmclaren) July 29, 2022
It’s a busy season for most of the Boston Bruins as star defenseman Charlie McAvoy additionally introduced his engagement to his longtime girlfriend Kiley Sullivan, daughter of Pittsburgh Penguins head coach and former B’s head coach Mike Sullivan, this week as properly.
The footage actually should make Boston Bruins followers pine for the previous days for the Black and Gold and get misty-eyed in regards to the reminiscences of the 2011 Stanley Cup workforce that captured the Cup. It additionally brings up an Athletic report from a few months in the past that Pastrnak wasn’t so inclined to signal a long-term extension after not precisely being thrilled with the Boston Bruins and the way in which his shut pals Krug and Krejci had been handled by B’s common supervisor Don Sweeney on their approach out of city.
“No likelihood [Pastrnak] comes again with Sweens because the GM,” stated a supply near Pastrnak, in line with the report.
As it’s proper now, it does not really feel like a lot progress has been made on a long-term extension between the Boston Bruins and David Pastrnak the place he is most actually seeking to be the very best paid participant on the workforce.
It’s an attention-grabbing time for the get-together of former and present teammates after Krejci and Pastrnak lit issues up on the World Championships just a few months in the past for Team Czech Republic, and with Krug’s identify starting to get talked about in St. Louis Blues commerce rumors. It’s anticipated that Lucic is fairly snug along with his present spot on the Calgary Flames, however even that standing might change now that each Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk have left the workforce forward of subsequent season.
It all provides up to some pictures on a social media web site leaving Boston Bruins followers feeling very nostalgic for a less complicated, extra profitable time when there was much more certainty in regards to the personalities and gamers on the native hockey workforce.