NHL Trade Rumors: Marc Savard for Tomas Kaberle?

June 23rd, 2010 by Brad LeClair Leave a reply »
In recent reports by TSN's Darren Dreger, he's citing that the Leafs and Bruins have again opened up talks about a potential trade.

Since the Bruins made a trade with the Panthers yesterday for winger Nathan Horton and center Gregory Campbell, they seem to have a bit too many front line centers in Savard, Bergeron, Krejci, and Colborne, with not enough ice time for all of them. 

While the Bruins sent a big bargaining chip, the 15th overall selection, to Florida, Toronto may still be a viable trading option for the Bruins.

The Leafs own the most coveted defenseman not on the free agent wire. Tomas Kaberle is available and it seems that the Bruins would like him to team with Chara to form one of the best one-two punches in the league.

The Bruins dealt away their No. 2 defender, Dennis Wideman, in the deal, so replacing his shot from the point on the power play and his presence on the ice will not be the tough if they can get Kaberle.

Talks are it will be a swap, Kaberle for Savard. 

Personally, I'm on the fence about Savard. He's one of the best set up guys in the league, but especially before the lock ...

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