Bruins' Pat Maroon Nearing Boston Debut

At the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline, the Boston Bruins acquired Pat Maroon from the Minnesota Wild. With the Bruins needing more toughness, it made a lot of sense that they added him. However, he has been rehabbing from back surgery and has yet to make his debut with the club. Yet, that should be changing very soon. 

While speaking to reporters, Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery shared that they are hoping to have Maroon make his Bruins debut against the Pittsburgh Penguins next Saturday (April 13).

It is big that Maroon is nearing his return to game action, as he is expected to provide the Bruins with a big boost. He is not only going to make them far tougher to go up against, but he is also giving them a player who has a plethora of postseason experience and, of course, three Stanley Cups. 

Maroon is expected to play in the Bruins' bottom six once he officially begins playing, likely on their fourth line. With Justin Brazeau being out week-to-week, bringing in another power forward like Maroon will be big for them.

Let's see how much of an impact Maroon can make for the Bruins from here. 

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