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By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz)
For Dennis Seidenberg, finding a long term deal wasn’t easy for most of his career. After debuting with the Flyers in the 2002-2003 season, Seidenberg never played more than three years with an NHL team. Two midseason trades saw the German defender eventually land as a free agent looking for a contract when training camp opened for the 2009-2010 season. The Florida Panthers eventually signed him to a one year contract, but chose to send him to Boston in a trade that also netted the Bruins Matt Bartkowski (a trade the Panthers were fleeced on).
But it was here in Boston that Seidenberg found stability. After his 2010 season was cut short by a lacerated forearm tendon, the Bruins decided that he had performed well enough to earn himself a new four year contract, one that was set to expire after this season. However, Seidenberg has been a rock on the Bruins’ defensive corps throughout his tenure in Boston, and is continually a dominat...