Major Roster Decisions Still Loom For The Bruins

Published October 7, 2023 at 8:53 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
The Boston Bruins are in the thick of making roster decisions as they prepare for the upcoming season.

Coach Jim Montgomery candidly acknowledged the challenges of this process, expressing, "
Today's a hard day, right? It just is."
Among the decisions made, several players have been placed on waivers for potential AHL assignments, including Jakub Zboril, Jesper Boqvist, and Oskar Steen.

Zboril, once a first-round pick, faced setbacks with a preseason injury and found himself edged out by Ian Mitchell in the defensive lineup.

Steen, initially considered a longshot for the camp, remains in the mix as a potential call-up for the bottom-six right wing position when injuries arise. Boqvist, acquired from the New Jersey Devils, grappled with finding his footing during the camp.



These transactions leave the Bruins with 25 players in camp, with the need to trim down to the 23-player maximum by Monday.

The roster evaluation continues, with some players like Matt Poitras and Mitchell seemingly securing their spots, while others, including Danton Heinen and Morgan Geekie, are still under scrutiny for their roles.

In the grand scheme, the Boston Bruins face a series of pivotal decisions as they shape their roster for the upcoming season. With limited spots and a competitive field of players, the team's management is tasked with crafting a lineup that will carry them forward into the new season.
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