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The Boston Bruins have decided to cut ties with young superstar, Tyler Seguin. The former second overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft is now property of the Dallas Stars. The Bruins shipped Seguin to the Stars in a massive seven-player deal. If you are as shocked as I am about the trade here is as good a reason as I could find: according to Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, Seguin must become more professional to achieve success at the NHL level."He's got to commit his mind and focus on the one task at hand," Chiarelli said. "He'’s got to become more of a professional. And you know what? I can say that about a lot of 21-year-olds. I know he got criticized for playing on the periphery and all that stuff. He did. He's got to commit to being a professional and focusing on the game. He does that, we don't expect him to be crashing and banging. Just play your game."Here is how the trade breaks down:The Bruins sent young star Tyler Seguin, veteran Rich Peverley and defenseman Ryan Button to the Dallas Stars for star forward Loui Eriksson and three prospects -- Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser.For the record, if I was part of the Boston Bruins organization I would not have made this trade. The Boston Bruins were a couple wins away from winning their second Stanley Cup in four years. To blow up your organization in this matter makes absolutely no sense to me. This trade reminds me of the time the Philadelphia Flyers got rid of Jeff Carter and Mike Richards. That trade did not exactly work in Philly.Listen. Loui Eriksson is a tremendously underrated and under appreciated talent who has averaged around 70 points per year in complete NHL seasons. Eriksson will be every bit the professional the Boston Bruins want.However, now that Tyler Seguin is on the team like the Dallas Stars that will need him to play huge minutes he will emerge as one of the best young players in today's game. over the past decade there has been less and less high-end NHL draft busts. Now that the Dallas Stars are in a position to make this kid the centerpiece of their franchise. NHL fans far and wide will see the 100 point potential.The Dallas Stars also received Rich Peverley. "He was a key figure in the Bruins' 2011 championship, joining the club during the 2010-11 season in a trade from the Atlanta Thrashers and then adding 12 points in 25 games during the team's run to the Stanley Cup. Peverley started that run on the third line but moved to the top trio when Nathan Horton was injured during Game 3 of the Final against the Vancouver Canucks."Morrow was a first-round pick by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2011 NHL Draft. The defenseman was traded to Dallas before the 2013 trade deadline for Stars captain Brendan Morrow.Smith was a third-round pick by the Stars in the 2009 draft. The forward had three goals and nine points in 37 games as a rookie in 2012-13 for Dallas. He was an elite scorer in college, racking up 58 goals and 102 points in his final two seasons at Miami (Ohio).Fraser, 23, signed as an undrafted free agent for the Stars in 2010. He has scored 70 goals in the past two American Hockey League seasons combined, and has one goal and two points in 13 career NHL games.Button, 22, was a third-round pick by the Bruins in 2009. He had no points in 30 games this past season, which he split between the AHL and ECHL.In your opinion, who won this blockbuster NHL trade?Follow @hockeyfanland on twitterPosted by HockeyFanLand.Related:Rumor: Tyler Seguin could be moved by the Boston Bruins
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Tyler Seguin was traded by the Boston Bruins on Thursday, reportedly because the team was unhappy with his partying ways. In a wonderfully ironic twist, the youngster just so happened to throw a party the day he was traded. Numerous people tweeted about being at Seguin’s house on the Cape for a July 4 party [...]
The Boston Bruins need look no further than Tyler Seguin’s statistics in the 2013 NHL playoffs if they want to justify trading him to the Dallas Stars. Seguin scored only one goal and tallied seven assists in 22 postseason games. That brought his total to six goals in 42 career playoff games with the team. [...]
Tyler Seguin may be on his way out of Boston.
With just eight points during the Bruins’ playoff run, it’s no secret that Seguin’s production was a disappointment. After the run, general manager Peter Chiarelli said the 21-year-old had to “become more of a professional,” as it was revealed Seguin’s name came up in deadline trade talks.
Now according to multiple reports...
According to Darren Dreger of TSN, the Bruins and Stars are close to a deal sending Tyler Seguin to Dallas for Loui Eriksson.
The 21-year-old Seguin recently got publicly called out by Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli. Chiarelli said that Seguin needed to learn how “to be a better pro”. Off ice issues appear to have damaged Seguin’s standing with the team. It’s also...
The Boston Bruins were an opposing general manager âyesâ away from trading Tyler Seguin (and Rich Peverley as well) for cap relief and/or a warranted shake-up last weekend.
But when top-line winger Nathan Horton said âsee yaâ to the Black-and-Gold for the quieter pastures of (insert different NHL team here), it seemed as if the playoffsâ underachievers...
So much for taking it easy on the Fourth of July.
While most Bostonians were lounging by the beach or hanging out at a cookout with a cold one, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli and Co. were busy engineering the biggest blockbuster trade of the NHL offseason thus far.
That deal sent Tyler Seguin, once considered the key to the B’s future, and third-line grinder Rich Peverley to...
The Boston Bruins are sending Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars for fellow forward Loui Eriksson as part of a seven-player trade.
In addition to Eriksson, the Bruins are also acquiring forwards Matt Fraser, Reilly Smith and defenseman Joe Morrow in the deal announced Thursday. Dallas will receive Seguin, forward Rich Peverley and defenseman Ryan Button.
Seguin, chosen with the No...
Tyler Seguin is no longer a Boston Bruin.
The team announced Thursday that the 21-year-old winger, along with fellow forward Rich Peverley and Providence defenseman Ryan Button, has been traded to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Loui Eriksson and three prospects.
The move ends a three-year tenure in Boston for Seguin, whom the Bruins selected second overall in the 2010 draft. After...
On Independence Day, the Bruins made a blockbuster trade with the Dallas Stars, sending Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley, and minor league defenseman Ryan Button to the Stars in exchange for Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, and two forward prospects in Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser.
The trade comes after almost a week of rumors and speculation surrounding the young forward. The...
Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarellie reached an agreement on a blockbuster trade with the Dallas Stars on Thursday. After falling just short of a second Stanley Cup championship in three years, Chiarellie decided to clear cap space and bring in one of the game’s more
The blockbuster trade is complete. Loui Eriksson, Matt Fraser, Reilly Smith and Joe Morrow are going to the Bruins for a return of Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and low-end defensive prospect Ryan Button.
As tough as it is to see Loui go, this is a fantastic trade for the Stars. They get a young, talented-as-hell center and will be able to move Jamie Benn back to the wing. Seguin...
Less than a week after Peter Chiarelli called out Tyler Seguin for not being professional enough, the Bruins have traded Seguin along with Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to the Dallas Stars in return for Loui Eriksson and three prospects. The move provides the Bruins with some cap relief and they get one of the league’s most underrated players as well.
Eriksson has netted 70+...
Over last weekend, Tyler Seguin was issued a stern wake-up call by Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli. In his statement to the media, Chiarelli mentioned how it was time for Tyler Seguin to get more professional, echoing similar statements that alternate captain Patrice Bergeron also delivered.
That press conference is what made yesterday so strange. As word about a potential...
Huge trade in the works. Boston and Dallas close on a deal sending Tyler Seguin to Stars for Loui Eriksson. Other parts involved as well.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 4, 2013
On Thursday, the Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars pulled off the first blockbuster trade of the summer in the NHL. Boston agreed to sent centers Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley and defenesman Ryan Button to Dallas for forwards Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith … Continue reading →The post Blockbuster Trade: Dallas, Boston Swap Stars appeared first on Committed Indians.