Massive Roster Move Made By The Boston Bruins

Published October 17, 2023 at 9:41 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
The Boston Bruins have unveiled a significant shift in their lineup, introducing rookie Matthew Poitras to the second line, pairing him with the experienced Brad Marchand. Despite lingering deliberations on whether to send Poitras back to his junior team in Guelph to maintain his entry-level contract, signs indicate he might have secured his place in the NHL.

Within just two games, Poitras has showcased his prowess, contributing with one assist and four shots, all while maintaining an impressive average ice time of 14 minutes and 27 seconds per game.

What makes this development even more intriguing is his elevation to the second line, where he now shares the rink with established players like Brad Marchand and Morgan Geekie. This strategic move underscores the Bruins' confidence in Poitras, portraying him as a pivotal element in their offensive game plan.

Commenting on this opportunity, Poitras expressed his excitement, saying,
"It's an exciting journey... I've encountered remarkable opportunities, and I'm committed to continuous hard work. Being able to share the ice with world-class players is truly remarkable."



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