Three Centers the Bruins have been linked to

Austin Sabourin
July 31, 2023  (6:45 PM)

The Boston Bruins find themselves at a crucial juncture as they embark on a significant transition following the retirement of the legendary Patrice Bergeron. The departure of the stalwart center leaves a void in their lineup for the first time in almost two decades.

With the upcoming season on the horizon, the Bruins are actively scouting potential candidates to fill the vital number one center position. Let's take a closer look at three pivots on their radar:
Mark Scheifele, Winnipeg Jets:
Although the trade rumors surrounding Scheifele and Connor Hellebuyck have calmed down, the Bruins are closely monitoring the situation. Should Scheifele's camp fail to secure a long-term deal with the Jets, the Bruins are ready to pounce. The allure of playing alongside stars like David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand might entice Scheifele to waive his 10-team no-trade clause for a fresh start in Boston.
Logan Couture, San Jose Sharks:
At 34 years old, with four seasons left on his $8 million deal, Couture presents an intriguing option for the Bruins. While some salary retention may be necessary, his scoring prowess from last season (27 goals and 67 points) makes him an attractive addition. Couture's veteran presence and ability to perform in high-pressure situations align well with the Bruins' needs.
Christian Dvorak, Montreal Canadiens:
While rival trades are uncommon, the fit between Dvorak and the Bruins makes sense for both parties. Currently seen as a solid third-line center, Dvorak's potential for further development at 27 years old excites the Bruins. A move to Boston could propel him into a top-six role, providing the motivation he needs for a fresh start. Dvorak's desire for change aligns perfectly with the Bruins' search for a new center.
As the Bruins navigate this pivotal transition, securing a new number one center is at the top of their priority list. The potential addition of one of these candidates could shape the team's future and define their success in the seasons to come.
Source: Nhltraderumors
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Three Centers the Bruins have been linked to

Which player do you think the Boston Bruins should target to fill the void left by Patrice Bergeron as their new number one center?

Mark Scheifele13951.7 %
Logan Couture7427.5 %
Christian Dvorak5620.8 %
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