After being arrested last month on DUI charges, former Boston Bruin great Ray Bourque will appear in court today try and resolve the charge reports The Denver Post. Bourque, now 55, rear-ended a minivan on June 24th while his blood-alcohol level was 0.249, three times the legal limit. Here is some more news from the Eastern Conference:
- Kristen Shilton of TSN gives us another snippet in the Jimmy Vesey saga, this time from brother Nolan who is participating in Leafs development camp. “Jimmy’s going to make his own decision. August 15th comes around and he’ll make the best decision for himself.” said Nolan Vesey, before admitting he has thought about the idea of playing with his brother. Jim Vesey Sr. is also a part of Leafs camp, as the team hired him on as a scout late last year.
- Despite currently projecting as over next year’s salary cap, Penguins’ GM Jim Rutherford told Josh Yohe of DK Pittsburgh Sports (subscription needed) that he still believes he can fit Matt Cullen and Justin Schultz in, should they decide to return. The 39-year old Cullen has yet to make up his mind about a potential retirement, and Schultz was recently not tendered a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent. We recently included him on our top five remaining options for the blueline.