NHL Rumors: Bruins & Blackhawks Could Provide Deadline Blockbuster

The Boston Bruins are one of the best teams in the NHL and expect to see general manager Don Sweeney be very active when it comes to making additions before the March 3 trade deadline. From the sounds of it, Sweeney could be swinging for the fences this spring.

According to Boston Hockey Now, the Bruins being linked to the Chicago Blackhawks for a trade involving Patrick Kane makes a ton of sense considering the current options at wing in Boston.

Kane holds all the cards when it comes to a trade as his no-movement clause is in full control. There's been some rumblings about the fact if he does waive it to be traded out of Chicago, he wants to get dealt to a team he's going to re-sign with this summer. Boston has $26 million in cap space next summer but have David Pastrnak and a number of other forwards to sign.

So far this season in 33 games, Kane has scored only five times and recorded 25 points. While the production is done, remind yourselves he's playing on a very weak team who don't possess the puck a ton each and every game. Kane's resume speaks for itself including 132 points in 136 Stanley Cup Playoff games. The Bruins would be flat out stacked if they added Kane and if their defense could hold up when it matters most, they may want to start engraving the Cup on March 4.

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