It’s a tale of two prospects for the Boston Bruins as one is headed to Gothenburg, Sweden and another is stuck in Providence, Rhode Island.
That, NHL news, the latest NHL trade rumors, and more in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
Boston Hockey Now: As suggested here this past Saturday, the Boston Bruins have decided that playing for Hockey Canada at the 2024 World Junior Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden, is the best plan right now for rookie center Matt Poitras.
Boston Hockey Now: The Boston Bruins – and more specifically, the Providence Bruins – need more of a buy-in from prospect Fabian Lysell.
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Montreal Hockey Now: Could the Toronto Maple Leafs be interested in acquiring Montreal Canadiens center Sean Monahan?
Detroit Hockey Now: Is ‘fragile’ a proper description of the current state of the Detroit Red Wings?
Florida Hockey Now: The Calgary Flames beat the suddenly struggling Florida Panthers.
Toronto Maple Leafs: General manager Brad Treliving’s depth signings are paying off for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
TSN: The Ottawa Senators finally fired head coach D.J. Smith, along with assistant coach Davis Payne, and hired Jacques Martin as interim head coach and Daniel Alfredsson as an assistant.
ESPN: Could forward Jack Quinn finally return to the lineup for the Buffalo Sabres?
Athletic: If the season ended today, would the Hart Trophy winner be Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov?
NYI Hockey Now: Kyle Palmieri and Oliver Wahlstrom were not at practice for the New York Islanders.
New Jersey Hockey Now: The NHL trade market for goalies is heating up, and right in the thick of it are the New Jersey Devils.
Philly Hockey Now: A great team to bet on this season is the Philadelphia Flyers.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: They almost blew it but finally, a win for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Nashville Hockey Now: If teams are looking for defensemen on the NHL trade market, they should call the Nashville Predators.
Chicago Hockey Now: Should the Chicago Blackhawks try to sign unrestricted free agent forward Phil Kessel?
Vegas Hockey Now: The Vegas Golden Knights may have to make do for a bit without goalie Adin Hill.
San Jose Hockey Now: What could the San Jose Sharks expect for a return if they traded defenseman Mario Ferraro?
Calgary Hockey Now: It’s always nice when the Calgary Flames can beat Matthew Tkachuk.
The Eye Test: Finally, if you love feel-good stories and just hockey stories in general, you’ll want to check out the latest Eye Test Podcast episode with Anaheim Ducks head coach Greg Cronin: