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Blcokbuster Trade Scenario Between Bruins and Oilers Goes Viral


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Julien Trekker
January 3, 2024  (12:14)
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Zach Hyman and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
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A major trade scenario between the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers is going viral that would solve many lingering issues within both organizations.

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Oilers receive: Linus Ullmark

Bruins receive: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and a 2nd round pick.

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Now, let's look at how this deal would work for both teams.

Ullmark in Edmonton: Goalie Problems Immediately End

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As you know, Edmonton's goalie situation has been less than ideal. Jack Campbell was so bad that he was sent down in the AHL, despite his $5 million AAV contract.
However, with their new head coach, Kris Knoblauch, the Oilers have managed to get back on the winning track after a tough season's start.
Of course, Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and the great offensive talent within the lineup have helped to minimize the goalie issues' impact on the results.
But getting Ullmark from the Bruins would be a game changer.
When you play in front of an elite goaltender, not only are more pucks being stopped, you play with more confidence. Give more confidence to McDavid or Draisaitl and see how long it takes before the Stanley Cup goes back to Edmonton.
The Bruins could rely on Jeremy Swayman, who's also extremely talented, for the playoffs.

Nugent-Hopkins in Boston: Providing Valuable Depth at Center

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David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron's departue considerably hurt the team's center line.
Despite a strong season start and being at the top of the Atlantic Division, they could use reinforcements at that position.
RNH is a eperienced, talented and reliable player, that could be the missing piece in Boston to reach the Finals.
In Edmonton, they would certainly miss him, but with all the talent they have, they could still win, especially with Ullmark between the pipes.
Would you make that trade?
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Blcokbuster Trade Scenario Between Bruins and Oilers Goes Viral

Would you make that trade?

Yes12336.7 %
No21263.3 %
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