Found July 08, 2013 on
He may come with potential concussion problems and a dinged up shoulder, but there's really no way to express just how much the Bruins would have missed perennial playoff hero and Bruin-turned-Jacket Nathan Horton in 2013-14 and beyond if they were shutout in the early stages of this past weekend's free agent frenzy.
And for a little bit, it looked as if that'd be the case for the Black-and-Gol...
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Boston, MA – While most of us were enjoying friends, family, food and fireworks in the spirit of celebrating the Fourth of July, Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli was hard at work reshaping his roster in preparation for what we all hope is another long Stanley Cup run in 2014. Part of the reason Chiarelli had to work so tirelessly through the holiday weekend was due...
Jarmo Kekalainen and John Davidson broke out their big boy bait and tackle and landed one of the big fish of the summer free agent feeding frenzy agreeing to terms with Nathan Horton on a seven-year, $37.1MM ($5.3MM AAV) contract. The move addresses the Jackets glaring lack of goal scoring and signals that Columbus was not fooled by this past season's playoff surge.
from Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch,
John Davidson watched four hockey reporters discuss various free agent signings on Canada’s TSN network on Friday. The Blue Jackets’ signing of Boston Bruins’ free agent forward Nathan Horton came up and the Jackets’ president of hockey operations blew a gasket.
“They asked about the good ones and the bad ones, and ( Toronto...