When Tyler Seguin steps onto the ice at TD Garden Tuesday night in Boston, it will be not only as an opponent, but as the once future face of the Bruins.
Though he played only three seasons in Boston, the current Dallas Stars center will forever be linked to the Bruins probably one of two ways. It could either be as the underachiever the Bruins were right about or the superstar Boston gave up on too soon.
It will take years for the results of the Seguin trade that also sent Rich Peverley and prospect Ryan Button to Dallas in exchange for Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith and prospects Joe Morrow and Matt Fraser. Seguin is playing in Dallas on the first season of the six-year, $34.5 million deal the Bruins signed him to just prior to the lockout last season and at just 21 years old, he may still be figuring out what kind of player he is supposed to be in the league.
For the Dallas Stars, presently, Seguin is a first-line center who is supposed to generate offense and lead the scoring ch...