Found February 27, 2012 on NESN.com:
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The Bruins were a tough, physical team before the trade deadline. They'll be even more difficult to play against going forward, as a result of their transactions on Monday. The B's brought in defenseman Greg Zanon from the Minnesota Wild, and forward Brian Rolston and defenseman Mike Mottau from the New York Islanders. Each player provides something unique, but they all should fit right into Claude Julien's system, as they're a gritty bunch. Rolston and Mottau, in particular, are familiar to those in the Boston area. Rolston, of course, spent four-plus seasons in Boston from 2000-2004, while Mottau spent four...
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