NHL Trade Deadline: Assessing the Boston Bruins Deals

March 3rd, 2010 by Ryan Pickard Leave a reply »
Well the NHL trade deadline has come and passed and while there is still a small chance that not all of the deals have been heard of yet, it's most likely that the Bruins have finished trading.

With that said the Boston Bruins did nothing that will help them improve as a team over this last stretch of games. Everyone knew that they needed a goal scorer if they wanted a chance at making the playoffs and having a chance once making them, but management was unable to get a deal done.

The first move the Bruins made that had any impact was trading Derek Morris to the Phoenix Coyotes for a fourth round pick. Morris who was in just his first season with the Bruins has been rather disappointing this year.

The move was most likely done to make room for cap space. Morris was currently making $3.3 million and was only signed until the end of the year. The Bruins were able to make room for some much needed cap space but overall the trade will have no real effect on the team.

The second and most likely most important deal was made later. The Bruins traded Byron Bitz, Craig Weller, and a second round pick to the Florida Panthers for Dennis Seidenb ...

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