Boston Bruins Acquire Nathan Horton in a Deal with Florida Panthers

June 22nd, 2010 by Svyato Rovenchuk The Toronto Made Classic Leave a reply »
It is being reported that the Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers have come to terms on a trade. This was the trade made by the Bruins and Panthers.


To Boston Bruins

Nathan Horton (RW)

Gregory Campbell (C/LW)


To Florida Panthers

Dennis Wideman (D)

15th overall pick (2010)

Third-Round Pick (2011)


The highlights of this deal would obviously be Nathan Horton heading to Boston and Dennis Wideman heading to Florida.

Florida will be receiving a big boost to the blue line in Dennis Wideman. Dennis Wideman gives Florida a top-three defenseman who can put up points. It will be interesting to see him paired with Bryan McCabe or Keith Ballard. If this happens, I think you can be assured that Florida will have some great success at the point.

In the 2009-10 season with the Boston Bruins, Dennis Wideman put up 30 points (six goals, 24 assists), had a minus-14 rating, and recorded 34 penalty minutes in 76 games.

Along with Wideman, the Panthers also receive two picks. Not too exciting, because Boston ...

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