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RUMOR: Former 30-Goal Scorer Linked To Boston

Published December 31, 2023 at 6:44 PM

There is currently a rumor circulating that former 30-goal scorer, Anthony Duclair, is linked to the Boston Bruins.

Boston Bruins Eyeing San Jose Sharks Forward Anthony Duclair

In an under-the-radar development, struggling forward Anthony Duclair from the San Jose Sharks has emerged as a potential solution for the Boston Bruins' recent struggles. has reported that the Boston Bruins are pursuing Anthony Duclair from the San Jose Sharks.

NHL Rumor Alert! Are the Boston Bruins targeting Anthony Duclair?

Despite his current struggles with the Sharks, Duclair has a history of performing well as a top-six forward with previous teams including the Panthers, Blue Jackets, and Senators. A change of scenery could potentially rejuvenate both his individual production and contribute to a deep playoff run with the Bruins.

The rumor is further supported by insights from Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic.

Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic has pointed out the necessity for a player of Duclair's caliber in Boston's lineup. With the NHL trade deadline looming, the Bruins' management will have to weigh the cost of acquiring such a talent against the potential upside he brings.

Possible Trade Scenario

Considering Duclair's struggles this season, where he has posted 7 goals, 6 assists, and 13 points in 32 games, Boston might be able to land him for pennies on the dollar.

Duclair has always played best alongside an elite playmaker that can stretch out the ice for him which the Sharks do not have at the moment. The Bruins however have elite talent littered all over their roster including players like David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand, Pavel Zacha, Charlie McAvoy, and Hampus Lindholm who all spread out the ice for Duclair.

We will now follow the Anthony Duclair trade situation to see where he lands because it seems like both he and the Sharks are in need of a change.

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RUMOR: Former 30-Goal Scorer Linked To Boston

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