Bruins in trade talks with 2 Western Teams regarding Kessel
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08-02-2009, 12:38 PM
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Because people never factor in the fact that A. Thanks to Thorton being gone, they had room to sign Chara and B. Thorton has choked his whole career in the playoffs, so how would it have helped Boston anyways.
Its like when the Leafs defend the Kubina trade by saying it was to clear cap room for their signings. Same rule applied for Boston in the end.
The only way that the Thornton trade could be viewed as a success is that it got O`Connel fired. In every other way it was an epic fail.
There is no way Chiarelli trades Thornton for those three scrubs.
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