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Ryan Spooner | Center | #51

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/30/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 184
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (45) / BOS
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The Boston Bruins are reportedly listening to offers for Ryan Spooner.
Spooner is eligible to become a restricted free agent this summer and the Bruins might not re-sign him even if they don't trade him. Spooner, 25, took a step back in terms of offensive production in 2016-17 with 11 goals and 39 points in 78 contests. In the playoffs he ended up being listed as a healthy scratch in Games 5 and 6, highlighting just how far he had fallen in the team's depth charts. Some of the teams that might be interested in his services include New Jersey, Vancouver, and Las Vegas. May 4 - 6:20 PM

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If Ryan Spooner is back with the Bruins next season then team president Cam Neely expects him to be better.

"Whether it's that player being more consistent or an upgrade of a player being more consistent, yeah," Neely said. "You see the depth of a successful team, you need that depth. Ryan's done a great job on the power play, but there's more to the game than just being a specialty player. I think if we get some help in that regard, it will be beneficial for the team." Spooner will be a restricted free agent this summer and could still return to Boston.
May 3 - 10:04 AM

Ryan Spooner might have played in his last game with the Boston Bruins.

Spooner was scratched for Game 5 and then held out of Game 6 as well despite the fact that the Bruins were missing David Krejci (knee). Spooner will be a restricted free agent this summer, so the Bruins are in a position to re-sign him if that's what they want, but he might have fallen out of favor.
Apr 24 - 10:25 AM

Ryan Spooner will not play in Game 6 Sunday afternoon.

Spooner was scratched for Game 5, but there was a chance he would draw back into the lineup given that David Krejci isn't available. Boston decided to go with Matt Beleskey instead though. Spooner isn't 100% healthy, but he's good enough that he could play if called upon.
Apr 23 - 2:19 PM

Ryan Spooner will be scratched in Game 5 on Friday.

Whether or not Spooner is a healthy scratch is a matter of interpretation. Spooner is less than 100%, but he could play through the ailment if asked. However, the Bruins have decided to dress Sean Kuraly instead.
Apr 21 - 2:08 PM

Ryan Spooner is expected to center Boston's second line in Game 2 against Ottawa.

Spooner is being given more responsibility because of the injury to David Krejci. David Backes and Drew Stafford are expected to be his wingers. "I think as a line, if we just get some pucks to the net, we’ll be fine. If we try to get cute, it’s not going to work for us," said Spooner. With Game 1 being so tight, the Bruins will need their second line to produce offense at some point.
Apr 15 - 9:59 AM

Ryan Spooner scored his 12th goal of the season during Sunday's 3-2 win over Chicago.

Mark it now two games in a row with a point for the youngster. Spooner is now up to 40 points in 75 games as well for the year.
Apr 2 - 3:46 PM

Ryan Spooner has contributed five assists in the last nine games.

Four of those helpers have come on the power play. Spooner played 9:51 of his 14:51 of total ice time during even strength on Saturday. His struggles at five-on-five lately may have something to do with the concussion he recovered from recently. Still, his ability to produce on the man advantage is encouraging.
Apr 2 - 8:21 AM

Ryan Spooner is expected to return to the lineup Wednesday from a concussion.

He centered the third line during the morning skate between Frank Vatrano and Jimmy Hayes. Spooner missed the last three games due to the injury.
Mar 15 - 6:06 PM

Ryan Spooner (concussion) could be available to return Wednesday.

He skated with the team Monday, but didn't play against Vancouver because of a concussion. Spooner has been sidelined since Mar. 6.
Mar 14 - 10:03 AM

Ryan Spooner (concussion) participated in Sunday's practice.

Spooner isn't ready to return on Monday, but the fact that he's started practicing a little under a week after being concussed is encouraging. Interim coach Bruce Cassidy suggested that Spooner will likely resume his role as the Bruins' third-line center when he's ready to return.
Mar 13 - 9:26 AM

Ryan Spooner skated on Saturday.

It was the first time Spooner was on the ice since sustaining a concussion Monday against the Senators. Although that is good news, Boston interim coach Bruce Cassidy could not set a timetable for Spooner's return. For now consider him day-to-day.
Mar 12 - 9:07 AM

Ryan Spooner is out indefinitely with a concussion.

He was injured in Monday's loss to Ottawa during the third period. Spooner will go through the league's concussion protocol, so it's unclear when he will be available to return. He is a key loss for the Bruins as they battle for a playoff spot. Spooner has contributed 10 points in the last 13 games.
Mar 7 - 5:58 PM

Ryan Spooner scored the game winning goal at 8:18 in the third as the Bruins beat the Devils 3-2 Saturday night.

Spooner made three shots on goal, which was the fourth time in his last eight games that he has made three or more. On one other occasion in this span, Spooner made two shots.
Mar 4 - 11:06 PM

Ryan Spooner was able to feed on the Stars to continue his scoring way in Sunday's 6-3 win.

He posted both a goal and an assist in the game, giving him two goals and five points over his last five games. He has 10 goals and 33 points in 61 games.
Feb 26 - 6:07 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Dominic Moore
5Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson
LW1Brad Marchand
2Frank Vatrano
3Noel Acciari
4Matt Beleskey
5Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2David Backes
3Drew Stafford
4Riley Nash
5Jimmy Hayes
6Brian Ferlin
D1Torey Krug
2Zdeno Chara
3Brandon Carlo
4Adam McQuaid
5John-Michael Liles
6Kevan Miller
7Colin Miller
8Charlie McAvoy
9Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin