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Bruins Insider Reports Former Bruin Set To Re-sign With The Team

Published February 10, 2024 at 11:32

With the NHL Trade Deadline looming on March 8, the Boston Bruins find themselves in a precarious position, grappling with salary cap constraints as they eye potential roster additions.

Despite the recent loss of rookie center Matthew Poitras to a season-ending injury, the Bruins remain tightly squeezed against the $82.5 million cap, with minimal wiggle room for maneuvering.

This predicament begs the question: could a seasoned veteran like Phil Kessel provide the scoring depth the Bruins crave for their playoff push?

At 36 years old, Kessel hasn't seen game action since April 24 of the previous year. However, with the Bruins openly acknowledging their need for bolstered wing scoring, a pro-rated league-minimum contract could make Kessel an enticing option.

As speculation mounts and the trade deadline looms, all eyes are on Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney to see if he can navigate the team through these cap-strapped waters and secure the necessary reinforcements for a successful postseason campaign.

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Bruins Insider Reports Former Bruin Set To Re-sign With The Team

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