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The Bruins didn't make any big splashes as the NHL trade deadline came and went on Monday afternoon, but they did add some depth for the stretch run. Among the trio of players the Bruins picked up was defenseman Greg Zanon from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Steven Kampfer. The 5-foot-11 blue liner doesn't put up sparking offensive numbers by any stretch of the imagination, but he does bring an added physical element. Zanon isn't known as a fighter (he has no fighting majors in his six-year career), but that doesn't mean Zanon is afraid to get physical. He...

Report: Bruins Acquire Greg Zanon From Wild in Exchange for Steven Kampfer

The Bruins were quiet for much of the Monday, but Peter Chiarelli was a busy man wheeling and dealing right up until the 3 p.m. deadline. The B's sent defenseman Steven Kampfer to Minnesota in exchange for defenseman Greg Zanon right at the deadline, according to multiple reports. Zanon, 31, has played in 39 games this season, totaling two goals and four assists. The six-year...

Wild send vet Zanon for prospect Kampfer in D swap

The Minnesota Wild have traded defenseman Greg Zanon to the Boston Bruins for defenseman Steve Kampfer.

Brian Rolston, Mike Mottau in Bruins Lineup, Greg Zanon Not Expected to Make Debut Against Senators

BOSTON -- The Bruins will have two of their new additions in the lineup Tuesday when they open a three-game homestand against Ottawa. Forward Brian Rolston and defenseman Mike Mottau, acquired Monday from the Islanders in one of Boston's two deals at the trade deadline, participated in Tuesday's morning skate and will play against the Senators. Defenseman Greg Zanon, acquired...

Bruins add blueline depth in Wild’s Greg Zanon

The Boston Bruins have acquired defenseman Greg Zanon from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for defenseman Steve Kampfer.

Game 61: Senators at Bruins

Good morning from TD Garden, where the new-look Bruins will square off against Ottawa tonight. Brian Rolston and Mike Mottau are present for the morning skate. They are expected to play tonight. Greg Zanon is not here. Zanon was scheduled...

Greg Zanon, Mike Mottau Bolster Bruins' Blue-Line Depth, a Crucial Commodity Come Playoff Time

BOSTON – The Bruins know all too well just how precious a commodity healthy defensemen can be come playoff time. They've dealt with the absences of Zdeno Chara, Adam McQuaid, Dennis Seidenberg, Andrew Ference, Mark Stuart and Matt Hunwick for varying lengths of time in their last three postseason runs. That history, coupled with the current absence of Johnny Boychuk, made acquiring...

Vote: Will Mike Mottau, Brian Rolston or Greg Zanon Help the Bruins the Most?

Brian Rolston, who played four-plus seasons with the Bruins from 2000 to 2004, is not the only former local player who will reportedly be setting up shop again in Boston. Mike Mottau is reportedly heading home, as the Quincy, Mass., native was also part of the deal that brought Mottau to Boston, according to reports. Rolston came to the Bruins as part of the trade that sent Ray Bourque...

Bruins add three reinforcements for stretch run

Prior to today’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, the Bruins added Greg Zanon, Brian Rolston, and Mike Mottau. They did so without giving up any current roster players. In return for Zanon, the Bruins shipped out Steven Kampfer. The Islanders received...

Vote: Did the Bruins Do Enough at NHL Trade Deadline?

Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins broke their silence on Monday, making a few moves to help add depth to their suddenly injury-riddled roster. The Bruins didn't pull off the big splash that many in the area had hoped the team would pull off, but Chiarelli did add a few much-needed pieces to help the B's on their quest to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. The acquisitions...

Bruins are deep thinkers

Greg Zanon, Brian Rolston, and Mike Mottau, the three players the Bruins acquired before yesterday’s deadline, have combined for six goals this season. The Bruins believe their future contributions will be most effectively gauged by other metrics.

Chuck Fletcher speaks about today's two Wild trades, and about the future

The Wild GM speaks after trading Nick Schultz and Greg Zanon

Peter Chiarelli Noticed 'Heavy Slugging' Prior to Trade Deadline, As Buyers Far Outnumbered Sellers (Video)

The Bruins added some depth on Monday, bringing in forward Brian Rolston and defenseman Mike Mottau from the Islanders and acquiring defenseman Greg Zanon from the Wild. And while Peter Chiarelli is satisfied with the new pieces he's added to what he hopes is a Stanley Cup puzzle, the Bruins general manager noted how difficult it was to make a deal, particularly because the buyers...

Bruins Mailbag: B's Still Have Potential for Deep Playoff Run, But Rangers Will Present Sizable Challenge

The trade deadline has come and gone, and perhaps to the chagrin of the many readers who have spent the last few weeks proposing all sorts of bold moves to acquire virtually every star player imaginable, Peter Chiarelli took a more conservative and prudent approach. He didn't overreact to the club's recent struggles and break up a Stanley Cup-winning roster. Instead he augmented...

Boston Bruins add Brian Rolston, Mike Mottau, Greg Zanon at trade deadline

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Brian Rolston and Mike Mottau in tonight

Brian Rolston and Mike Mottau will play tonight against Ottawa after participating in the morning skate. Greg Zanon arrived in Boston earlier this morning, but he will not play tonight. Zanon will practice tomorrow with his new teammates, then most...
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