5 Boston Bruins Who Will Not Be Traded This Season

The Boston Bruins are going to look much different in 2023-24 as the team is transitioning with a new leader. Patrice Bergeron announced his retirement and it's likely we see Brad Marchand take over with the 'C'. As far as off the ice goes, the Bruins are very thin down the middle and there's certainly a chance we see general manager Don Sweeney make some moves in season. However, don't expect any of these five B's to be moved:

Brad Marchand

Well, duh. This isn't happening anytime soon and Marchand is the new leader in Boston. He has two seasons left on his contract, paying him $6.1 million per season, which is one of the best value contracts in the entire league. Marchand stays 'til the end.

David Pastrnak

Another Bruin who isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Pasta signed a mega-deal and now has a full no-movement clause. It won't be until Marchand retires in a few seasons and if things go south, Pasta may get moved. For now, he stays and is the team's best player.

Charlie McAvoy

The 25-year-old defenseman is signed long term to a huge deal, but the interesting part is he doesn't have any trade protection until next season. Regardless, Sweeney isn't trading away a potential Norris trophy winner. McAvoy will need to have a huge season for Boston to be in the playoff picture in the east.

Jeremy Swayman

The 24-year-old netminder is signed for the 2023-24 and is a pending restricted free agent next summer. Teams called all summer about Linus Ullmark, who is six years older than Swayman. If one goalie gets moved for some centre depth, it will be Ullmark. Swayman stays.

Hampus Lindholm

Lindholm has been great since joining the B's via trade from the Anaheim Ducks. He's signed through the 2029-30 season and his trade protection doesn't decrease until two seasons prior to his contract ending. The Swedish blueliner is sticking around Boston for at least a few more seasons.

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