Florida’s Horton, Campbell To Boston For Wideman and Two Draft Picks

June 22nd, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
Nathan Horton and Greg Campbell are Panthers no more.  Recent news confirms that the two forwards are shipping up to Boston in exchange for defenseman Dennis Wideman, their 2010 15th overall draft pick, and their 2011 third-round pick.

Horton will bring some scoring with size that will compliment Center Marc Savard.

The 25-year-old has played 422 regular season games and earned 142 goals and 153 Assists for 295 point so far in his young career.

He is a 20+ goal scorer for the past 5 seasons and had a career-best 31 goals and 62 points back in the 2006-07 season.

Last season, he tallied 57 points in just 65 games.  he was en route to easily top his points best but was injured back in January by then-teammate Dennis Seidenberg's slap shot. The two will be playing as teammates once again.

At 6'2" and 215 lbs, he will be a valued addition to the Bruins.

Greg Campbell played 60 games last season and his career totals are 85 points in 363 games.

Dennis Wideman completed his third year as a Boston Bruin and, in my opinion, was unfairly targeted by the Bruin faithful as someone to get rid of. W ...

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