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Bruins Have Leverage Dealing With Holdouts

drom the Daily News Tribune,
The odds on the Bruins will get far longer if the club does not get free agents Andrew Raycroft and Nick Boynton back into the fold. As of last night, the Group 2 free agents were unsigned and it appeared almost certain the team's No. 1 goaltender and top, young defenseman will miss the opening of camp. This, of course, is a familiar exercise. It has been a very rare fall when the B's didn't have at least one key player refusing to report unless given more money. Neither Raycroft nor Boynton are going anywhere, unless their contract negotiations reach some sort of bitter impasse and the B's feel forced to trade them. That has happened many times.

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