Sweeney could use some goaltending assets to trade

Sara Amaya
June 1, 2024  (10:45)

Boston Bruin's goaltenders
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The Boston Bruins are looking to make improvements to their team and the first place they have decided to explore options with is their goaltenders. As Jeremy Swayman and Linus Ullmark have create a united front for the team in past seasons, it will not be an easy decision to find alternate options for Boston because of the unlimited possibilities.

The Bruins have done a great job of watering roots that go far past the AHL and their pool of prospects continues to expand. A further look reveals what each netminder has to offer Boston this offseason.
Jeremy Swayman has had 1,179 saves on 1,287 shots and continues to be an excellent goaltender who has entered free agency this offseason. After a winning season and a Vezina trophy, Linus Ullmark also enters the offseason with an altered no trade list and a one-year agreement left with Boston.
In the AHL, Brandon Bussi played 41 games in the AHL affiliate for Boston. At just 25, he has made 1,125 saves. Bussi has also played in the Calder Cup and did exceptionally well.
Michael DiPietro is another player who made .918 percent of his saves in the AHL affiliate team and has also done exceptionally well.
Moving into the pipeline, Kyle Keyser and Reid Dyck are both great free agent options for Boston with Keyser having played five games for Boston and a .873 percentage on saves. Dyck was obtained by Boston in the 2022 NHL draft pick and has played 35 games in the WHL and has a .911 save average.
The Boston Bruins general manager, Don Sweeney, has commented and stated that he wants to keep Swayman and Ullmark together as a dynamic duo for the Bruins but that if it isn't a possibility this offseason that he was willing to do whatever it took to create the same dynamic with a different player. Sweeney also stated that he is going to play with the puzzle pieces so to speak and find the ones that fit for Boston.
Source: Nesn.com-Bruins have top tier goaltending depth extending to AHL and beyond
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