The Boston Bruins Have a Plan: Patience

November 19th, 2009 by Benjamin Altsher Leave a reply »
First, let me be clear about one thing. This article is in direct response to Ryan Pickard's recent postings about the Bruins' lack of offense.

Certainly as a fan of the team, the lack of scoring throughout the season has been extremely disappointing. However, the injuries to Marc Savard and Milan Lucic cannot be overstated in this regard. Also, let's not forget about David Krejci. 

He returned to the ice a month earlier than expected to make it in time for the regular season opener, meaning his first month has been like training camp. Now that he's finally got his game sharpened, we've seen the dynamic Krejci we're used to, creating scoring chances on nearly every shift.

Of course, the instant reaction would be to look at the position the team is in with respect to the salary cap and the large stock of draft picks and say that they need to make a move now. Indeed, the Bruins will make a move, but not until they feel the time is right.

As Pickard barely touched on in one of his articles, the Bruins' high cap number is a road block to picking up a player right now. That's exactly the reason a move won't be made until near the trade de ...

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