Not since P. J. Axelsson became a salary cap casualty and deserted the NHL for his homeland after the 2008-09 season had a Swede pulled on a Bruins sweater before Carl Soderberg put an end to everyone’s anticipation and joined the Bruins late last season.
Despite losing some of the top goal-scorers in the NHL over the last few seasons, the Bruins still continue to win and remain one of the best teams in hockey — how do they do it? Chiarelli and Julien, that’s how.
A in-depth look at the Tyler Seguin trade reveals that the deal made both the Bruins and the Stars better hockey teams.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, March 21.
Dave Goucher disagrees with those downplaying Boston’s 10-game win streak, saying many of the games were much more important to the Bruins’ opposition.
Right now, the Bergeron Line, widely classified as the Bruins’ second line, is a raging, four-alarm inferno.
Tyler Seguin is on pace for 45 goals and 89 points for the Dallas Stars, and even though those numbers jump off the page, there’s no sense in quibbling about it because he never would have produced that way for the Bruins.
Reilly Smith has played in all 37 games, ranks second in assists and is tied for the Bruins lead in goals with 12 – amazing when you consider he’s not in the team’s top five in shots.