‘Sheriff’ Returning To Bruins?

BOSTON (CBS) – The Bruins “Sheriff” may be returning to town.

According to the Bruins’ team website, defenseman Shane Hnidy has joined the team in Vancouver on a tryout basis. He will practice with the team, and get a shot at joining the Bruins for the rest of the season.

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Nicknamed “The Sheriff,” Hnidy played in 108 games for Boston over a season and a half from 2008 to 2009. He scored four goals and had 13 assists during his time in black and gold.

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Hnidy could join an already solid defensive core that includes Zdeno Chara, Dennis Seidenberg, Johnny Boychuck and last week’s big acquisition, Tomas Kaberle.

  • Brandon Nazar

    Here are some d-men they got Is Peter Cherreli and Julien INSANE
    Chara Bartowski?future Andrew Ferrence Colby Cohen Jeff Penner

  • http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/02/26/bruins-sign-sheriff-shane-hnidy/ Boston Bruins Sign Defenseman "Sheriff" Shane HnidyCBS Boston

    […] 35-year-old is with the team in Vancouver, but was not cleared to play Saturday […]

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