Burke and Chiarelli Could Collaborate Again This Summer

May 1st, 2010 by Ryan Fancey Leave a reply »
Whenever someone mentions the possibility of Brian Burke pulling a deal with the Bruins to re-acquire the No. 2 pick in this years draft, I usually pass it off as psychosis. Chiarelli received more than he ever could have expected for Phil Kessel when the Leafs fell to second last place in the regular season. Now he’ll have the chance to draft an amazing talent in Tyler Seguin if the Oilers brass are foolish enough to take Taylor Hall first overall, which they are.

Though I don’t think Chiarelli will part with his enormous pick and send it back to Toronto, by drafting Seguin the Bruins could put themselves in an odd position.

Right now the Bruins have Marc Savard, Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci… all centers. Waiting in the wings they have a prospect by the name of Joe Colborne, a 6’5” mammoth of a pivot who will surely be a great NHL’er in a couple of years. Colborne was taken with Boston’s first round (16th overall) pick in the 2008 draft and has since been playing for the University of Denver and developing his game. This year Colborne has racked up 41 points in 39 games and remains Boston’s top prospect. ...

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