Boston Bruins Considering Trading Star Forward Despite Playoff Position

Published February 27, 2024 at 10:53

The Boston Bruins are poised for a playoff berth this year, but recent rumblings suggest they might shake up their roster.

Bruins Considering Trading DeBrusk Despite Playoff Position

In a surprising turn of events, the Boston Bruins, currently in a comfortable playoff spot, are entertaining the idea of parting ways with Jake DeBrusk. The 27-year-old forward, set to hit free agency this offseason, has voiced his reluctance to re-sign with the Bruins.

"More and more, it appears that #NHLBruins winger Jake DeBrusk will become a playoff rental after the NHL Trade Deadline. Will it be for the #LetsGoOilers, #Flames, or another Western Conference team, or for the Bruins?"

Speculation swirls around potential destinations, with Western Canadian teams, particularly the Oilers, emerging as front-runners in trade talks.

The Edmonton Oilers, currently on an upward trajectory in the standings, are keen to bolster their roster. They've been linked to DeBrusk in recent rumors, fueled by his apparent reluctance to extend his tenure with the Bruins.

DeBrusk boasts 13 goals and 27 points in 57 games this season, adding to his impressive career stats of 132 goals and 253 points in 442 games, all with the Bruins. With a $4 million cap hit on the final year of his contract, DeBrusk presents both short-term and long-term considerations for potential suitors.

The Bruins face a tough decision as they navigate the trade deadline. While holding onto DeBrusk could fortify their playoff run, trading him before the March 8th deadline could yield long-term gains. Fans await anxiously to see the team's next move.

Source: Hockeypatrol
February 27   |   62 answers
Boston Bruins Considering Trading Star Forward Despite Playoff Position

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