IF Martin St-Louis does make it to Boston, I would expect him to goon it up on Desharnais because he's sick and tired of losing every puck battle against him and then blame him for diving. You cannot escape the "Black and Gold" culture.
1st+Khokhlachev. I'm good with that deal. As long as Clowe doesn't re-sign with the B's. Unless he truly sucks and truly is done. Then hopefully he re-signs.
Thing is, I can see a deal like that happening and I can see him re-signing. The B's style of play would fit him like a glove...he's getting older, won't have to deal with the grind of the Western Conference...I don't know what the B's cap situation is like next year (or what Clowe's geographical preferences are) but if they can fit him, they'll keep him.
When you draft and acquire players like the Bruins you can afford to overpay without it affecting you that much.
Their defense is still far from impressive besides Chara
Yes they've drafted well and fleeced the Leafs on 2 occasions, now we will see if they don't win the Cup if they can keep the roster together after next season when Bergeron will need to be signed and others
I don't get why Carolina is dumping him when they are 9th? I don't see how he helps us. Especially if he is under contract next year as well.
Also, why not wait a week to the trade deadline to see if you can find a taker? Unless they had someone coming off IR and they absolutely had to make a move but even then, was he really their worst option?
If he didn't have another year I could a fit with us to replace Bourque's production for the rest of the year.