If he plays well and stays healthy at the Olympics, Loui Eriksson might be able to better show the Bruins the things they acquired him to provide.
While we’re using the upcoming two-plus weeks without an actual Bruins game to conjure up trades general manager Peter Chiarelli can make between the end of the Olympic trade freeze and the March 5 trade deadline, we’re going to have to lower our expectations.
Tuukka looked good against Vancouver, but the 26-year-old hasn’t looked right for over a month now. Is it fatigue due to an increased workload as the full time starter? Maybe, maybe not. But don’t expect the schedule to change between he and Chad Johnson down the home stretch.
Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet New England thinks the Bruins need a big, physical “Dennis Seidenberg-type” defenseman – the only problem is teams aren’t willing to budge on their top 4 guys just yet.
With the Bruins in the midst of a rare five-day break this week, general manager Peter Chiarelli joined Toucher & Rich on Friday morning to help fill the hockey void.
To say that Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has struggled as of late would be the biggest understatement of the new year.
Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich and said while replacing Dennis Seidenberg is impossible, the B’s will certainly be looking for someone to help on the blue-line.
Is goalie Niklas Svedberg being showcased for a trade? Comcast SportsNet’s Joe Haggerty says not so fast…
Billy Jaffe of NESN was in Ann Arbor, Michigan covering the Winter Classic, so we got to hear about that, plus the Team USA roster as well as the Dennis Seidenberg injury.
Although the Bruins have a glut of young defenseman on their team and in Providence, Adam Jones thinks that won’t be enough to get it done in the postseason.