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AUG 29, 2023   |   BY HUNTER BOWMAN
As the offseason unfolds, the Boston Bruins are witnessing significant changes within their team composition.

Recently, veteran forward David Krejci marked his retirement, joining longtime teammate Patrice Bergeron who declared the end of his playing career last month.

The transformation is palpable, and when the Bruins step onto the ice this fall, fans can expect a notably different lineup compared to the squad that left the rink after a stunning Game 7 loss to the Florida Panthers in the Eastern Conference Quarter Finals.

With the absence of Krejci and Bergeron, the spotlight now shines on players like Charlie Coyle and Pavel Zacha, who will shoulder more responsibilities.


Head coach Jim Montgomery, honored with the NHL's best coach award, the Jack Adams Award, last season, expressed his confidence in the team's evolving dynamics.

Montgomery elaborated,
«I think [Zacha's ceiling] is significantly higher. Not only is he physically prepared, more importantly I believe he's ready for this mentally for the kind of minutes, the responsibility of having to be played in all situations — which he did really well last year — but they're going to be more important minutes.»


He continued,
"But I just think he's mentally ready. He believes that he can do it. That's the biggest step for a player. I have a lot of confidence that our top two lines will be very good because I believe Charlie Coyle knows he can do the job and will do the job, and Pavel Zacha does too.»


Meanwhile, the Bruins acknowledge that this transformation signifies the path ahead, and they are prepared to make the most of their circumstances.

«In my mind, this is our team,» Montgomery said. «Ever since Krech made it official, we'd been thinking that this would be our team. Honestly, we were preparing this way since mid-June.»


As the new season beckons, the Boston Bruins are poised for a journey of transition, embracing emerging talents and new team dynamics.

Source: Hockeyfeed
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