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Oilers, Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to become compliant with the salary cap, Edmonton could acquire a quality defenceman...
Via Hockey Fan Land
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to become compliant with the salary cap, Edmonton could acquire a quality defenceman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL rumor: Boston Bruins to trade a defenseman

There was some speculation last week about just who might be the odd man out in the jumbled Boston Bruins salary cap situation. Over at Two Pad Stack, I speculated that maybe Brad Marchand and his $4.5 million salary could be on the move after what was considered a sub-par season. Coupled with how tight things are in regards to the purse strings in Boston and it certainly seemed...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Jonny Boychuk hopes to stay

Johnny Boychuk is well aware that many people believe his days are numbered with the Bruins, that he will be a victim of their salary-cap squeeze and strike it rich elsewhere. Not surprisingly, the easy-going, 30-year-old defenseman isn’t overly worried about his future, even if it does include a trade in the coming days, weeks or months, or a possible exit via unrestricted free...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Focused On ‘Winning Another Stanley Cup With The Bruins’ (Video)

Johnny Boychuk’s name has been thrown around in Boston Bruins trade rumors, but the defenseman made it clear Wednesday that he doesn’t want to be anywhere else. “We’ll see what happens,” Boychuck said. “Anything, I guess, but for now I’m just focusing on winning another Stanley Cup with the Bruins.” Boychuk even said that going for big money somewhere else when...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Johhny Boychuk Wants To Stay With Bruins, Says Boston ‘Is Like Home’

Aside from four games with the Colorado Avalanche, Johnny Boychuk has only known life in the NHL as a member of the Boston Bruins, and he hopes it stays that way for the foreseeable future. However, it might not be that simple. The Bruins are up against the NHL salary cap, and they still have to re-sign restricted free agents Reilly Smith and Torey Krug. There have been rumors that...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Boston Bruins Move Johnny Boychuk?

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Nobody wants to see Boychuk traded from this current group of Bruins, and dealing away the hard-nosed, hard-hitting D-man with the booming shot will weaken their team in the short term. His inclusive personality would be missed. His intensity in the playoffs would be missed. His willingness to endure a puck to the face to win a game would be severely...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons The Bruins Should Trade Johnny Boychuk For Nail Yakupov

Joe Haggerty of CSNNE recently reported rumors that the Boston Bruins are looking to move a defenseman. Specifically, he named Johnny Boychuck as potential trade bait for the Edmonton Oilers, and in his article he suggested that a Boychuk for Nail Yakupov trade could benefit both teams. Here are 5 reasons why the Bruins should definitely make this trade. 5. Money The Bruins are a...
Via Beyond The Benches
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk: Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli Is A ‘Mastermind’

Johnny Boychuk is one of the Boston Bruins’ most reliable defensemen. The 30-year-old Edmonton native is a steady defensive presence on the blue line who provides physical play, good positioning and the ability to defend top forwards for over 20 minutes per game. He also adds valuable offensive skills such as a powerful shot from the point and the ability to maintain puck-possession...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Sends James van Riemsdyk’s Glove Flying Into Stands After Mammoth Hit (Video)

Welcome back, Johnny Boychuk. After returning to Boston to see the birth of his twin daughters during the the last leg of the Bruins’ West Coast road trip, the tough defenseman came away with the play of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Boychuk unleashed the hit to end all hits on James van Riemsdyk late in the third period. Boychuk’s hip check rocked the Leafs forward...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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