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Talk- Bruins Would Be Interested In Alfredsson

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,

One team that I believe will show serious interest in Alfredsson, if and when the time is right, is the powerhouse Boston Bruins. With the trade of Tim Thomas’ contract, the B’s have lots of cap room to add pieces before the April 3 trade deadline. 

The connections, of course, are obvious: GM Peter Chiarelli used to work in Ottawa’s front office and B’s captain Zdeno Chara is a former teammate of Alfredsson's. If there’s one team that could entice Alfredsson, I’m not sure there’s a better fit than Boston. 

Know this: I don’t believe Senators GM Bryan Murray has any desire whatsoever to move Alfredsson, even if his team is out of it by April 3. There’s too much respect for what Alfredsson has done for that franchise to even care about what he could bring back asset-wise. Having said that, you can bet that if -- sorry, make that when -- contenders come calling with offers, Murray would likely at least make Alfredsson aware of them and basically let him decide. As it should be, this will be Alfredsson’s call.

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Sacrilege.

Posted by Mr. Fnytelhatt on 02/20/13 at 03:56 AM ET

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Makes for good speculation, but I don’t see it happening. They won’t deal Alfie unless he asks for a trade, and I don’t see him doing that. He seems to place a high importance on playing for Ottawa for his whole career.

Posted by Chris M on 02/20/13 at 09:44 AM ET

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