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Bruins May Be A Fit For This Longtime Captain


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Austin Sabourin
August 20, 2023  (5:39 PM)
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In a recent segment aired on NHL Tonight, David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period provided insight into the Boston Bruins' plans for the offseason. Pagnotta shed light on the various directions the team is considering to strengthen their roster.

Exploring Trades and Potential Targets
Pagnotta revealed that during July, the Bruins explored a range of options, engaging in talks surrounding players like Mark Scheifele from the Winnipeg Jets. The team also showed interest in the acquisition costs associated with Elias Lindholm and Mikael Backlund from the Calgary Flames.
Furthermore, Pagnotta highlighted an intriguing link between veteran NHL player Jonathan Toews and the Bruins. Despite Toews focusing on recovering from Long Covid, Boston emerged as a potential destination on his radar. Nevertheless, Toews subsequently announced his decision to sit out the entire 2023-24 NHL season, with plans for a comeback in 2024-25.
Navigating Challenges at Center Ice
With the retirements of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, the Bruins find themselves facing a substantial gap at the center ice position. As the upcoming season looms, Boston may depend on Charlie Coyle and Pavel Zacha to lead as their top two centermen. However, the team's willingness to consider other options is clearly evident.
Despite limitations in terms of draft capital and salary cap flexibility, the Bruins are actively on the hunt for solutions. The path ahead might involve strategic trades involving players from their current NHL roster, as they tackle the challenge of securing elite center talents.
As Boston gears up for the forthcoming season, their commitment to addressing the center position underscores their determination to remain competitive on the ice.
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Bruins May Be A Fit For This Longtime Captain

Would Toews be a good fit for the Bruins and be able to fill in the void left by Bergeron or Krejci?

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