Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 7/19/12
ESPN-  There has not been a lot to talk regarding the Bruins this summer, but one rumor has picked up steam in recent weeks: That the Bruins and Ducks might have been discussing a swap involving center David Krejci and winger Bobby Ryan. I first heard of this idea to ship Krejci off to Anaheim for Bobby Ryan a few weeks ago on 98.5 The Sports Hub. I blogged about how I thought this trade would have been an excellent move for the Bruins organization and I am a little upset Chiarelli didn't sign off.Yes, Krejci is one of the Bruins most skilled players, but for Chiarelli to say he wouldn't trade Krejci or Lucic was a mistake. In my opinion I believe Bobby Ryan would have been a better piece to the puzzle than Krejci or Lucic. Even though I would prefer Lucic to stay over Krejci (because of his size and badass attitude) I wouldn't have been disappointed in the trade. The Bruins possess a number of centers and trading Krejci (center) for Ryan (winger) would have diversified our lines...
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