3 Trade Rumors Following the Boston Bruins into the 2023-24 Season

Welcome to our 2023-24 season preview trade rumors series that will cover all 32 teams and all of the trade noise surrounding each club heading into this season. It's been a wild summer and there's still lots of business to take care of before the puck is dropped on this upcoming season. Expect to see some trades once training camp gets started as teams see what exactly they have talent wise.

For our latest segment, let's make way to bean town and zone in on the Boston Bruins. A couple of retirements have created massive holes down the middle, as the Bruins will be a much different team next season and beyond. As far as trade rumors go, here's the latest noise surrounding the B's:

Winnipeg Jet Mark Scheifele Remains on the Wish List

The Bruins are desperate for help down the middle and will have to keep an eye on how Charlie Coyle and Pavel Zacha handle the load early on in 2023-24. The Jets haven't gotten anywhere with contract extension talks with Scheifele who is entering the final season of his current contract. Last season Scheifele posted 42 goals and 68 points in 81 games. The Bruins could use this in a big way this upcoming season.

Sharks Veteran Also a Trade Candidate

Another big name to keep an eye on is Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks are in full rebuild mode and have held advanced trade talks a lot this offseason. Couture has four seasons left on his deal at $8 million per season. Not an easy AAV to move so the Sharks will have to eat some salary in any move. Couture recorded 67 points in 82 games last season and would be a great fit for the new-look Bruins.

One Goalie Likely Gone By the Trade Deadline

Look for general manager Don Sweeney to continue to discuss moving a goaltender this season. The Bruins don't have much in the cupboards when it comes to assets and one of Linus Ullmark or Jeremy Swayman may be the piece heading out of town for some help up front. Ullmark had a record-breaking season in 2022-23 and won the Vezina. Meanwhile Swayman is six years younger and is proving himself to be one of the best 1-B goalies in the league. He's also a restricted free agent at season's end and has some team control. There's no doubt the Bruins will be active on the trade market this season and it could come down to moving a piece from their crease.

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