• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Bruins' Maxime Talbot: Skating on fourth line

    Talbot saw 11:45 worth of ice time in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Lightning.Talbot, who saw four minutes of penalty-killing duty in Monday's game, has not recorded a point in two games this season, with his fantasy upside capped by the fact that he's working on the Bruins' fourth line.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Boston Bruins' Maxime Talbot Projected scratch Thursday

    Talbot is among the Bruins' projected scratches for Thursday's season opener against the Jets.With the B's expected to roll out a fourth line comprised of Chris Kelly, Joonas Kemppainen and Zac Rinaldo, it looks like Talbot and Tyler Randell are on track to serve as the team's spare forwards for the team's regular season opener Thursday.

  • Sticks with Bruins

    News: Maxime Talbot was part of the Bruins' fourth-line rotation during Wednesday's practice.
    Analysis: Maxime Talbot remains with the Bruins after going unclaimed on waivers, though at this stage, he could end up being in and out of the team's lineup early on, with the B's currently carrying a couple of spare forwards.
  • Clears Waivers

    News: Maxime Talbot has cleared waivers, CSN's Joe Haggerty reports.
    Analysis: It remains unclear whether Maxime Talbot with remain with the B's, or be sent to AHL Providence, but as of Tuesday, the veteran forward was still skating with the big club.
  • Waived by Bruins

    News: The Bruins have waived Maxime Talbot, Joe Haggerty of CSN New England reports.
    Analysis: We'll have to see if another team claims Maxime Talbot, but the move would appear to clear a path for fellow forward Tyler Randell to open the regular season on the big club's roster.
  • Talbot Registers First Point As A Bruin

    News: Maxime Talbot gathered an assist in Saturday's 3-2 OT loss to the Flyers, his first point as a Bruin.
    Analysis: Maxime Talbot's first point in the black and gold came in style, as set up Brad Marchand's game-winning goal in overtime. The gritty veteran doesn't offer much in terms of fantasy value (16 points in 65 games), but he could be a nice little x-factor for the B's as they push to secure a playoff spot -- especially since Talbot's done his best work in the postseason, with 39 points in 84 games.
  • Talbot Debuts With Bruins

    News: In his debut with the Bruins, Maxime Talbot saw 10:56 worth of ice time in the team's shootout loss to the Flames on Thursday.
    Analysis: Maxime Talbot, acquired from the Avs on Monday in advance of the NHL trade deadline, brings grit and experience to the B's, but his fantasy impact figures to be modest in his role as a bottom-six forward for the team. In 64 games this season, Talbot has recorded five goals and 15 points.
  • Talbot Traded To Bruins

    News: The Avalanche traded Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey to the Bruins on Monday in exchange for Jordan Caron and a 2016 sixth-round draft pick, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Maxime Talbot, who has notched five goals and 10 assists in 63 games with the Avs this season, gives the Bruins some added depth and experience up front, something that will come in handy, with centers Gregory Campbell and David Krejci currently sidelined.
  • Avs' Talbot Pots Goal In Win

    News: Maxime Talbot scored the Avs' lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Wild.
    Analysis: The goal was Maxime Talbot's first in a month, but his lack of ice time (7:47) in the game might be the more notable development. An inconsistent minutes count makes it hard to rely on Talbot for much more than the occasional point here or there, which simply isn't good enough to warrant ownership, even in most deep leagues.
  • Avs Talbot Finds Net Friday

    News: Maxime Talbot potted his fourth goal of the season in Friday's 3-0 triumph over the Predators.
    Analysis: The tally went down as Maxime Talbot's first game-winner of the season. As a fixture in the Avs' bottom six, scoring opportunities are rare for Talbot, and he typically doesn't deliver an overwhelming amount of hits or PIM to compensate for it.