The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have engaged in NHL trade talks but about who?
More on that, more Boston Bruins news, and the latest NHL trade rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have held exploratory NHL trade talks but according to a well-placed source, they were not focused on Jonathan Toews, as recent reports suggested.
Boston Bruins goalies Linus Ullmark and Jeremy Swayman showed off their Winter Classic gear on Friday and Ullmark honored one of my favorite goalies and Bruins players of my lifetime with his mask.
Here’s your most up-to-date preview for the Bruins’ matinee against the Columbus Blue Jackets today.
National Hockey Now
PGH: Former Boston Bruins and current Pittsburgh Penguins winger Danton Heinen has a chance to prove himself once again.
PHI: After going 1-1-2 on their recent four-game road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers welcome in their arch-rivals the New York Rangers on Saturday.
NYI: Did former Boston Bruins and current Arizona Coyotes winger Nick Ritchie target Kyle Palmieri’s head in the first game back from a reported head injury for the New York Islanders winger?
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WSH: Could Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom be returning to the lineup soon?
DET: Ville Husso is the No. 1 goalie for the Detroit Red Wings. Period. End of story.
DAL: The Dallas Stars have one of the best young cores in the NHL right now.
COL: So who is the latest No. 1 center for the depleted Colorado Avalanche?
VGK: Will the Vegas Golden Knights be in on the Bo Horvat NHL trade sweepstakes?
LAK: The performance of goalie Pheonix Copley in the 3-2 shootout win over the Bruins has provided some hope for the otherwise hopeless goaltending situation for the Los Angeles Kings this season.
SJS: So are the Edmonton Oilers in on the Erik Karlsson NHL trade sweepstakes or not?
Canada Hockey Now
MTL: What two Montreal Canadiens could be dealt on the NHL trade market soon?
CGY: Former Boston Bruins and current Calgary Flames winger Milan Lucic is hellbent on redeeming himself.
From now until Dec. 26, I’m going to close the Daily out with some of my favorite Christmas tracks:
“It’s Christmas time in Hollis, Queens. …