Armed with more clarity with some of the situations surrounding the moves, here’s a more enlightened look at the moves Sweeney has made in the past week.
Matt Kalman breaks down the trade made by the Boston Bruins for Zac Rinaldo on Monday.
The moves the Bruins made Friday might make them contenders again … in 2017-18.
The Boston Bruins have reportedly signed defenseman Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal.
From the ill-timed trade of Johnny Boychuk to the injuries to major players that required a reliance on inexperienced young players to fill in, Boston’s defense corps rode a roller coaster in terms of performance all season.
Lead among the players that might earn a reward from Hamilton’s injury is Adam McQuaid.
The NHL has slapped Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel with a two-game suspension for his cross-check on Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid.
It’s a perfect time to take stock of how the Bruins have fared without defenseman Johnny Boychuk because on Saturday, the veteran and his Eastern Conference powerhouse New York Islanders will be Boston’s opposition at TD Garden.
Matt Kalman hands out his grades for the Bruins’ defensemen at the midway point of the season.
The Bruins defensive depth will be tested once more, as blue liner Adam McQuaid will miss significant time.