Boston Bruins linked to Winnipeg Jets in quest to replace Patrice Bergeron

Published July 26, 2023 at 9:52
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     

Replacing Bergeron



As you may know, yesterday was a significant day as Patrice Bergeron officially announced his retirement from hockey after 19 years in the NHL.

Now that it's confirmed, the Bruins can start exploring ideas on how to replace him.

Like many other teams, the Bruins are constrained by the salary cap and are searching for cost-effective deals to improve before the start of the next season.


A potential solution could be found in Winnipeg, and there is a connection between the two teams.

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The Jets are still in the process of partial rebuilding. They've traded away Pierre-Luc Dubois for young players and are reportedly interested in parting ways with Mark Scheifele and Connor Hellebuyck.

Scheifele could be a great addition to the Bruins, serving as an excellent replacement for Bergeron.

According to Scott Billeck's report, this could happen if Elias Lindholm decides to play elsewhere since he is the Bruins' first choice.

"While moving on from Scheifele, who was attached at the hip with Wheeler for much of their time together in Winnipeg, still seems likely, it may have to wait as well. It's possible Boston could enter the picture at some point. They likely have their eyes focused on what Elias Lindholm decides in Calgary first."

Which player would you prefer to see in Boston?

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