Boston Bruins Make a Potentially Devilish Deal with Satan

January 4th, 2010 by 4 Sport Boston Leave a reply »
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Somewhat lost in the majesty and beauty of the Winter Classic at Fenway Park over New Year’s weekend was the first in what could be many attempts by the Bruins to revamp their offense heading into the final stretch of the season.

The B’s sent a flier out on 35-year old winger Miroslav Satan, who has been inactive this season after winning a Stanley Cup with the Penguins last year.

Obvious puns surrounding his surname have already been bandied about by writers, commentators, and bloggers throughout the hockey world, so I will save you from any more of those and focus on what this no-risk, possible high-reward signing means for the Black and Gold.

First off, the deal is for the rest of the season and will cost the Bruins roughly $350,000 on the salary cap, so there is no worry about this breaking the bank or ruining the Bruins’ chances of making a larger deal down the road. Instead, the Bruins have picked up a proven NHL scorer to add more than depth to the offense while not spending all of the cap room they have.

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