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BHN Puck Links: Will Bruins Trade For Familiar Trade Target?

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The Boston Bruins trade rumors continue to percolate around the NHL and on Wednesday we began our series on potential Bruins trade targets. 

We started with what’s become a familiar trade target of Bruins GM Don Sweeney. Also, while the Bruins continue to shop the exclusive bargaining rights to defenseman Torey Krug, another team has let it be known that they too have an offensive defenseman available for the right price. 

That and more in the latest BHN Puck Links:

Will Bruins Trade For Anderson Finally?

Since the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline, Sweeney and the Bruins have tried to trade for Columbus Blue Jackets winger Josh Anderson. With Anderson now headed for restricted free agency and coming off a bad season plagued by injury, Anderson’s trade value may never be as low as it is right now. Can Sweeney finally pounce and get the rugged winger who can score?

Should Bruins Trade For Gostisbehere?

As Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now cited, while the Bruins try to trade Krug, the Flyers have put another offensive d-man on the market in Shayne Gotisbehere. The Bruins have shown prior interest in him as well and could be a cheap source of points from a blue line about to lose it’s leading scorer for the last six seasons. 

Has A Former Bruins Trade Target Become A UFA Target?

Florida Hockey Now takes an in-depth look at a two-way forward who could definitely help the Bruins’ bottom six forward group. Erik Haula, whom the Bruins have targeted before via trade offers, is set to become an unrestricted free agent on October 9 and he could be a reasonably priced signing for the Bruins if the Florida Panthers don’t sign him back. 

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Beware Of Sharks

As Chris Peters tells our colleague Sheng Peng and the boys at San Jose Hockey Now, the San Jose Sharks could be a very busy team in what is going to be the most unique offseason we have ever seen. 

Will The Knights Go 1A/1B In Net?

Colleague Tom Callahan examines the confusing goalie situation for the Vegas Golden Knights. Will they use a 1/A and 1/B tandem? If so, then who will they be?

Lamoriello Not Worried About RFA’s

The New York Islanders have some free agent situations to address and in a hurry. The Isles have five unrestricted free agents and three restricted free agents – including Mathew Barzal – by October 9. Veteran General Manager and the reigning GM of the Year Lou Lamoriello doesn’t seem the least bit phased. Find out why from Christian Arnold at NYI Hockey Now. Whomever Lamoriello brings back for next season, they will be playing all their home games at the Nassau Coliseum.

Broadway Bids Adieu To The King

The New York Rangers officially bought out the remaining two years on Henrik Lundqvist’s contract. It was a bittersweet salary cap savings but with the Rangers getting younger between the pipes, the timing was right to move on from the 38-year-old future hall of famer. Larry Brooks looks at potential teams that Lundqvist may move onto.

With 20 years of experience (SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, ESPNBoston, NESN, NHL.com, etc.) covering the Bruins, the NHL, NCAA and junior hockey and more, Jimmy Murphy’s hockey black book is full of Hall of Famers, current players, coaches, management, scouts and a wide array of hockey media personalities that have lived in and around this great game. For 17 of his 20 years as a hockey and sports reporter, Murph covered the Bruins on essentially a daily basis covering their victorious 2011 Stanley Cup run and their 2013 run to the Final as well. Murphy has hosted national and local radio shows and podcasts and also has experience in TV as well.

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