Linus Ullmark in action with the Boston Bruins.
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Linus Ullmark Speaks Out About Stopping a Major Trade

Published March 12, 2024 at 11:24

Ahead of the trade deadline, Linus Ullmark was involved in many trade rumors. With Jeremy Swayman's impressive performances, and the Bruins' need for offensive depth, it was widely believed that he would change team.

A major rumor surfaced at the deadline, which stated that Ullmark had blocked a trade.

Major Trade Rumors Surrounding Linus Ullmark


Franks Seravalli reported that Ullmark was almost traded to the Los Angeles Kings.

The Bruins almost completed a trade to send Linus Ullmark to the Kings, per @frank_seravalli

The deal fell through so goalie hugs are here to STAY in Boston

Later, it was announced that Ullmark could've been responsible:

According to a trusted source, the team Ullmark reportedly nixed a trade to was not the #GoKingsGo.

The source would not say who it was 'out of respect for all involved'

In a new interview, the goalie was asked to comment on those rumors.

Boston Bruins Goalie Linus Ullmark Comments on Trade Rumors Involving Him

Ullmark didn't really answered the question. Here's what he replied:

Linus Ullmark would not confirm or deny he nixed trade: «I'm just very happy to be here. This is the team I want to be on.»

This led to a heartfelt moment between him and Swayman, after a game:

After an emotional trade deadline week for Linus Ullmark, Jeremy Swayman let him know he wasn't going anywhere

Ullmark also opened up on how he felt during that moment:

Ullmark: «I got emotional when Swayman said all these nice things to me at the end of the game today. It's tough to talk about, but I'm so gosh darn happy.»

There's no doubt that Ullmark can play a vital role in the playoffs for the Bruins. With Swayman, they could be the best duo between the pipes in the playoffs.

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