Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
TD Bank
News

Bruins Acquire Brian Eklund from Tampa for Zdenek Blatny

Wednesday, 02.08.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
Boston Bruins
X
Share with your Friends


Bruins Acquire Brian Eklund from Tampa for Zdenek Blatny
The Boston Bruins have acquired goaltender Brian Eklund from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for left wing Zdenek Blatny, it was announced today by Boston Bruins General Manager Mike O'Connell. Eklund was assigned to the Bruins’ American Hockey League affiliate in Providence.

Eklund, 25, played four sesaons of college hockey at Brown University with a 7-27-5 record, 3.42 goals against average and one shutout in 48 career college games. He was drafted by Tampa Bay as their eighth pick, 226th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft and has played the last three-plus seasons in the Lightning organization with their AHL and ECHL affiliates.

The 6’5”, 205 lb. native of Braintree, MA began this season with Tampa’s AHL affiliate in Springfield, playing in 17 games with a 5-11-1 record and 4.19 goals against average. He was recalled once for a one-game stint in Tampa Bay and played his first NHL game with a 3-2 loss in Montreal on Nov. 8. He was playing with Johnstown of the ECHL at the time of this trade with a 1-0-1 record and 3.23 goals against average in two games.

Blatny, 25, was invited to Boston’s training camp on a try-out agreement and signed with the Bruins as a free agent on Sept. 30, 2005. He has spent most of this season in Providence/AHL where he had 8-22=30 totals with 21 penalty minutes in 35 games. He was recalled once to Boston, from Nov. 28-Dec. 12, playing five scoreless games in that stretch.
Coors Light - To the Black, The Gold, and The Cold

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
2 MTL 32 20 10 2 87 80 42
3 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
4 TOR 31 19 9 3 109 87 41
5 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
6 FLA 29 13 8 8 66 75 34
7 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
8 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 32 6 16 2 22
C. Soderberg 32 6 15 6 21
B. Marchand 29 8 11 8 19
L. Eriksson 32 6 11 6 17
D. Hamilton 32 5 12 0 17
R. Smith 32 8 8 1 16
M. Lucic 32 6 9 4 15
T. Krug 28 5 6 3 11
D. Krejci 12 3 7 3 10
C. Kelly 30 2 8 3 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
N. Svedberg 4 4 0 .925 2.24
T. Rask 12 9 3 .914 2.52
Hallmark Health System Bruins for a Day
BRUINS FAN POLL
 
Friendly's - Official Family Restaurant and Ice Cream of the Boston Bruins
Jack Links
NHL Ticket Exchange
Dunkin' Donuts Ultimate Bruins Experience Sweepstakes   AMI Graphics   Geico - Aim for savings

Click the instant ticket and enter to win Second Chance Drawings