Blue Line Buzz: Around the League
Blue Line Buzz: Around the League

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The Biggest Mover… Literally

As of Sunday night, the Bruins sit in sole possession of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern conference, just three points ahead of the Panthers and four ahead of the Flyers. With just three wins in their past 10 games, the Bruins sit on shaky ground without many reinforcements on the way, a result of losing many key players over the past few seasons without adequately replacing them through free agency or the draft.

Perhaps the biggest revelation to come out of Boston recently is the idea that captain Zdeno Chara may be shipped out in the hopes that he can earn a second Cup ring, and perhaps kick start a much-needed re-tooling for the Bruins' roster. Short-term, the Bruins are still a competitive team, but with a core of five players whose cap hits are at least $6 million each, the team is in a long-term cap crunch. Even the team's rookies on cheap, entry-level contracts, save for perhaps David Pastrnak, have real

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