The Boston Bruins are big-game hunting ahead of the NHL Trade but don’t expect them to even entertain using rookie goalie Jeremy Swayman as trade bait.
There’s a strong chance that Keith Yandle will get moved before the March 21 NHL Trade Deadline; start the Yandle to the Bruins rumors again?
Is it only a matter of time before the Toronto Maple Leafs acquire goalie Marc-Andre Fleury?
That and more in the latest Bruins Wrap:
Is Boston Bruins rookie goalie Jeremy Swayman ‘off limits’ on the NHL trade market?
Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk missed a second-straight game Thursday.
How far does TSN and ESPN NHL analyst Ray Ferraro think the Bruins can go in the Stanley Cup Playoffs? That and more in the latest Pucks With Haggs episode with Ray, my BHN partner-in-scribe, Joe Haggerty, and myself.
National Hockey Now
Pittsburgh: NHL Trade rumors continue to link the Pittsburgh Penguins and Vancouver Canucks as the trade deadline approaches.
Philly: There were NHL trade rumors that the Bruins were interested in Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen but he won’t be going anywhere after signing a five-year, $25.5 million contract extension on Thursday.
Washington: Could the Washington Capitals still circle back on Chicago Blackhawks goalie Marc-Andre Fleury?
Detroit: Detroit Red Wings defenseman Marc Staal has been linked to the Boston Bruins and the 35-year-old veteran rearguard said he is willing to move for ‘the right situation’
Colorado: Are the Colorado Avalanche about to free up $5 million in cap space by placing injured defenseman Samuel Girard on long-term injured reserve ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline?
Vegas: Former Buffalo Sabres captain and current Vegas Golden Knights center Jack Eichel made his first return to Buffalo Thursday night and was serenaded with a mix of cheers and boos.
San Jose: San Jose Sharks defenseman Jacob Middleton has been drawing lots of interest ahead of the NHL trade deadline and his teammates and coach aren’t surprised.
Canada Hockey Now
Montreal: The Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes are scouting each other ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline. Marco D’Amico takes a look at some of the Hurricanes prospects the Habs may be targeting.
Vancouver: With the Vancouver Canucks back in the playoff picture, what is the newly constructed hockey ops staff planning for the trade deadline?
Friend of BHN, Jeff Marek takes a look at the top candidates to be moved ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline. Just saying Bruins fans, Keith Yandle is on the list!
With Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jack Campbell now out at least two weeks with a groin injury, could the leafs try and acquire Fleury?
Finally, for your Irish track of the day: