News have surfaced indicating that the Bruins are making moves to acquire the star player from the Edmonton Oilers

Published November 27, 2023 at 12:33
BY CHRIST
The 2023-24 Boston Bruins have exceeded predictions beyond New England, flourishing despite apprehensions of decline following key departures. Recently, they ascended to the apex of ClutchPoints' weekly NHL Power Rankings, spotlighting their tenacity, robust defense, and stellar goaltending. David Pastrnak's performance worthy of the Hart Trophy further bolsters their prowess.

While last season's remarkable 65-12-5 record set a lofty standard, the current roster's 13-1-3 standing positions them as strong contenders for another President's Trophy. Nevertheless, enhancements are sought, particularly in bolstering forward depth, a void left by Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci's retirements.

Pavel Zacha and Charlie Coyle have stepped up, yet potential trade prospects are under consideration. Elias Lindholm, with an expiring contract this season, emerges as an attractive prospect. His defensive acumen amid Calgary Flames' struggles makes him an ideal fit. Despite Lindholm's willingness to stay in Calgary, a trade seems probable if the Flames continue their underwhelming performance.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins from the floundering Edmonton Oilers is another option. Previously linked to the Bruins in offseason rumors, the 30-year-old forward might benefit from a change in surroundings. While Edmonton initially sought a defenseman in exchange, Boston could leverage their elite goaltenders, Linus Ullmark and Jeremy Swayman. Nugent-Hopkins, fresh from a career-high season, could introduce adaptability into the Bruins' lineup.


Source : Bruinsinsider
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