Previewing The Boston Bruins 2010-2011 Season

July 25th, 2010 by Dan Callagy Leave a reply »
Only one word can describe the Boston Bruins 2009-2010 season, devastating.

Being the die hard fan that I am of all Boston sports, watching my Red Sox come back from being down three games to nothing to beat the hated Yankees, was the high lite of my Boston sports history.

But no more than two months ago, the Boston Bruins made history. They became the third team in NHL history to have a three games to nothing series lead, and lose the series. And to make matters worse, they had a three to nothing GOAL lead in game seven, and lost that game as well.

But something that 95% of Bruins fans forgot was that the Bruins traded their top goal scorer from the 2008-09 season, Phil Kessel, to the division rival Toronto Maple Leafs. What we got in return, two draft picks from this season, and one for next years.

That trade ended up being a ray of light after game seven. The Boston Bruins now had the second pick in the NHL Entry Draft due to the Maple Leaf's troubles. Quickly, the Bruins were thrown into the Taylor (Hall) or Tyler (Seguin) discussion.

With the Edmonton Oilers taking Taylor Hall first, the Bruins drafted Tyler Segu ...

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