David Pastrnak is being forced into a different role with the Bruins

Published July 13, 2023 at 10:35 PM
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The Boston Bruins are undergoing a leadership transition, and general manager Don Sweeney has placed his faith in David Pastrnak, the team's superstar winger, to step up.

Sweeney emphasizes the need for the team's second-tier leaders to rise alongside established figures like Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, and Brad Marchand, drawing inspiration from the 2010-2011 season when new leaders emerged after a heartbreaking loss.

Sweeney believes that the current core of leaders, including Pastrnak, can use the disappointment of their recent playoff exit as motivation for growth.

Despite facing criticism, Pastrnak is seen as the catalyst for this charge. Sweeney affirms Pastrnak's commitment to Boston and his eagerness to embrace leadership, positioning him alongside Marchand, Coyle, Zacha, Lindholm, McAvoy, and the goaltenders as the next core of leaders.


With Pastrnak at the helm, the Bruins aim to navigate this transition and create a successful future, learning from their recent playoff disappointment.

Source: Bostonhockeynow
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