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Ryan Spooner | Center

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/30/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
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After Providence was eliminated from the AHL playoffs last week, Ryan Spooner said he's looking forward to next season.
"I’ll stick around here for a bit and sort out some stuff," said Spooner. "Then I’ll go back home. I’m pretty exciting for the season coming up. I’m not happy with how it ended here, but when I played [in Boston] I thought I did well. I’m exciting to go home and work on some stuff, and just come into camp showing I’m there and I’m ready to play the same way I did [in the last two months]." The 23-year-old had eight goals and 18 points in 29 NHL games this season. May 3 - 9:54 AM

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Ryan Spooner was impressive down the stretch for Boston, but he knows he still has improvements to make.

The first item on that list is his 45.4 percent success rate on faceoffs. "I had some ups and downs on that. I had some games where I've been good, some games where I was bad," Spooner said. "And then I'd say probably, I guess, defensively (I have to improve). It's going to take some time, too. I've only played like (56 NHL games) so I'm going to try to work on that too." Spooner is a restricted free agent this summer and he should fit into the team's plans next season.
Apr 27 - 10:35 AM

Boston has sent down Ryan Spooner to Providence.

He will help the Boston's AHL affiliate in the postseason. Spooner made an impact with Bruins down the stretch, as the team looked to qualify for the NHL playoffs. In 29 games with the big club, he posted eight goals and 10 assists. He'll be back in the NHL next campaign.
Apr 14 - 8:49 AM

Ryan Spooner skated with Chris Kelly and Brett Connolly during Monday's practice.

David Krejci was back with Milan Lucic and David Pastrnak. Coach Claude Julien said the lines weren't finalized yet, so Spooner could still play with Lucic and Pastrnak on Wednesday night against Washington. That trio has been excellent for the Bruins down the stretch.
Apr 7 - 10:22 AM

Ryan Spooner registered a pair of assists in Boston's 3-2 win against Florida on Tuesday night.

Both of his helpers came in the third period on goals by David Pastrnak and Milan Lucic. That trio has been excellent for the Bruins down the stretch, as the club looks to secure a playoff berth. Spooner has a four-game point streak going with two goals and three assists during that time.
Apr 1 - 10:21 AM

Ryan Spooner scored the opening goal in Sunday's overtime win over Carolina.

He scored just 2:21 into the first period. Spooner has produced seven goals and 15 points in 18 games since he was called up from the minors in late February.
Mar 30 - 10:05 AM

Ryan Spooner scored a goal in Boston's 3-2 overtime loss to Anaheim on Thursday night.

He stayed at center for most of the game between Milan Lucic and David Pastrnak even though David Krejci returned to the lineup from a knee injury. Krejci played on the wing in the match with Patrice Bergeron. Spooner's goal came on the power play from Krejci and Bergeron.
Mar 27 - 8:43 AM

Ryan Spooner won't be going anywhere when, or if, David Krejci returns, according to Coach Julien.

"I think everybody here knows that Ryan Spooner is playing well. I’m going to be honest with you: he’s not coming out of our lineup playing the way that he is," said Julien. "That’s just doing the right thing and he deserves it right now. We’ll just have to figure out what we’re going to do from there [when Krejci does return]." The 23 year old Spooner has scored four goals and nine points in his last 10 games, including a six-game point streak. He has 11 points in 18 games this season for the Bruins, and 22 points in 45 games overall since 2013.
Source: Cam Tucker
Mar 20 - 7:28 PM

Ryan Spooner has a knack for scoring in his hometown rink, as he potted two goals for the second time this month at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa during the Bruins' 6-4 loss.

The Ottawa native has five goals this season, four of which have come against the Sens. Spooner has been pretty good in his 18 games with the big club this season, managing 11 points.
Mar 19 - 11:34 PM

Ryan Spooner scored two goals for the Bruins on Tuesday as part of a 3-1 win over the Senators.

The diminutive center has now recorded eight points in as many games since he was recalled from Providence on February 21st and he's currently riding a six-game point streak. Loui Eriksson also found the back of the net for the Bruins in the win while talented blueliner Dougie Hamilton recorded two assists.
Mar 10 - 11:09 PM

Ryan Spooner extended his point streak to five games on Sunday.

He earned an assist on a power-play goal by Loui Eriksson to give him four helpers and one goal over that span. The line of Spooner, Milan Lucic and David Pastrnak has struggled at times defensively, but it has done a decent job in the offensive end.
Mar 9 - 10:18 AM

Ryan Spooner's first NHL goal was the overtime winner in the Bruins' Friday night 3-2 win over New Jersey.

Spooner, who has been shuffled between the AHL and NHL the past few seasons, scored for the first time in 35 NHL games. He was pretty stoked about it too. "I was honestly shocked," said Spooner with a grin. "I was like 'Oh wow, it actually went in.' It feels great." Spooner centered the Bruins' top line featuring David Pastrnak and Milan Lucic. That unit was buzzing around the New Jersey net all game and took a very impressive 15 shots on goal. As long as he continues to play at a high level, Spooner will likely get the chance to sub in for the injured David Krejci going forward. He makes a nice depth forward acquistion.
Feb 28 - 9:09 AM

Ryan Spooner played between Milan Lucic and David Pastrnak this past Sunday.

With David Krejci sidelined for four-to-six weeks, Spooner could get a chance to stay on that line as a short-term replacement. He has one assist six games this season.
Feb 24 - 8:42 AM

Ryan Spooner has been called up to the NHL by the Bruins.

Spooner has played in five games this season with the big club, the last of which was Oct. 15. It remains to be seen whether he will get into the lineup Sunday at the Blackhawks. Spooner has eight goals and 26 points in 33 games in the AHL. Malcolm Subban has been sent back down to Providence.
Feb 21 - 7:30 PM

Ryan Spooner is back in the minors.

He has been a healthy scratch in Boston's past two games. Spooner has six shots and no points in five NHL outings this year.
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 09:56:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Krejci
2Patrice Bergeron
3Carl Soderberg
4Gregory Campbell
5Marc Savard
LW1Milan Lucic
2Brad Marchand
3Daniel Paille
4Maxime Talbot
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Brett Connolly
3Reilly Smith
4Chris Kelly
5David Pastrnak
D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dougie Hamilton
4Dennis Seidenberg
5Adam McQuaid
6Matt Bartkowski
7Kevan Miller
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask