With five weeks to go until the NHL Trade Deadline, the kryptonite for the super 2022-23 record-setting Boston Bruins is becoming clearer, and it feels familiar. If Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney is still wavering over what type of player he should be targeting on the NHL trade market, he need look no further than his team’s losses to the Tampa Bay Lightning and to the Seattle Kraken.
“Those two games exposed them a bit,” an NHL pro scout opined to Boston Hockey Now on Friday morning. “I’m not saying this team isn’t better than recent years. …they’re great! But, their losses are starting to look very similar.”