It’s that time of year. With the NHL trade deadline days away, teams are ready to go shopping. Buyers want to make their team better for what they hope is a long run in the Stanley Cup playoffs and sellers are looking to add pieces for the future while parting ways with players who have value.
BOSTON – Don Sweeney has several critical decisions to make in the days leading up to the NHL trade deadline on February 24. Does the Bruins general manager take a run at re-signing pending unrestricted free agent Torey Krug long term and keep the 28-year-old as a core piece of the Bruins future going forward?
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports The Bruins get a shorty and McAvoy scores again in the team’s victory over the Red Wings The Boston Bruins defeated the Detroit Red Wings for the first time in six games with a 4-1 win at the TD Garden this afternoon.
You wouldn’t think there would be much of an appetite for a $6 million aging forward who hasn’t played since being shipped out, but former Bruins forward David Backes is attracting some attention around the NHL, according to a couple of NHL reporters and insiders.