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Friday, June 27, 2008

Bruins looking hard at Campbell

From what I've been reading, it seems the Bruins may actually take a hard run at Campbell if Hossa's price is up past 8+ million.  It seems they REALLY want to add one of the two players, not only to make a splash and create attention, but they both fill needs.  Campbell could be that puck moving defenseman they really want, while Hossa is the guy they need who can score.

Also, if Campbell's price is around 6.5, they will be able to go on without buying out Glen Murray, and then when Fernandez, Axelsson, Murray and Alberts come off the books, they can go after a scorer in a deeper free agency period. 

I still believe Hossa is their main target, but I would not be surprised to see them try and snag Campbell.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get Hossa he will come here. Get him to convince Orpik to come here problems solved.

8:09 PM  
Anonymous bergie37 said...

not gonna be that effective...he only played with orpik for 2 months...not like hes best friends with the guy

8:35 PM  
Blogger Federko said...

I would love to think there is some allure to coming to the "city of champions" (no, not Brockton). Let's hope that Chia can convince these FAs that they would absolutely love it here.

9:09 PM  
Blogger Federko said...

Let me expand.. if Campbell is looking for 6-7+ mil then his landing spot will NOT be Boston, at least I hope not as that is WAY overpaying for him. Bs need offense first then the proverbial (new 08 buzz term for hockey) a "puck moving defenseman".

9:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello, I am a BIG bruins fan!! But how can the NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, talk about millions when there are so many with out jobs. and $4.15 gas!!! Hossa at 8 million who will pay the price to go see him? The players have to come back to the pack!!!!!

9:29 PM  
Blogger Matt said...

4.15? where you at? Try 5+

10:14 PM  
Blogger beaudettee said...

$4.07 here in the land of our founding fathers (Lexington MA)..btw.. this is about entertainment, not politics. Don't get me started on the peoples republic of MA.

10:18 PM  
Anonymous mook said...

how about the sedin sisters? not so bad on the b's i think, and would be for a reasonable price. the nucks are dying to get a bertuzzi-type again, and murray could be on their radar. throw-in kessel and we got a fit.

10:55 PM  
Anonymous bergie37 said...

only 3.99 a gallon in good old leominster MA but i highly doubt throwing muzz and kessel together for the sedins is going to get the job done...lets see where we stand july 1st and go from there

8:11 AM  
Anonymous mook said...

i think the bruins are in a good spot. i kinda feel excited like when they had so much room heading into the lockout and the cap years...let's just not sign another zhamnov and fitzgerald

3:54 PM  

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