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Your NHL Team Is In The Playoff Hunt, Would You Want Zdeno Chara?

from James Murphy at Boston.com,

If the Boston Bruins want to truly continue their retooling they need to seriously consider moving Zdeno Chara by the NHL’s Feb. 29 trade deadline.

Yes, that’s right. It’s time to seriously consider trading Chara.

As it was reported by Joe Haggerty of CSNNE.com in October, the Bruins need to not only “gauge” the trade value of their captain, but let it be known that the 2009 Norris Trophy winner is available for the right price.

With the NHL trade deadline now five days away and the Bruins in the thick of the tight Eastern Conference playoff race, management has made it clear it that they would like to use the deadline to improve for the now and the future. Yeah? Well, so would those other teams they’re neck-and-neck with, or better yet, any team still in playoff contention.

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TreKronor's avatar

His output has stayed relatively consistent, and he has consistently played in nearly all games each season (save last year).  But a lot of teams are going to struggle to fit that salary in on their team, since I would guess Boston would be looking for a return of prospects (with a low cap hit which doesn’t take much off the books) and picks.

Posted by TreKronor on 02/24/16 at 01:41 PM ET

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