The trade deadline itch finally got to Bruins general manager Don Sweeney on Saturday, as the Bruins made their first move ahead of Monday’s deadline with the acquisition of left-shot defenseman Hampus Lindholm from the Anaheim Ducks.
It’s the kind of home run swing the Bruins positioned themselves to make with what’s been a white-hot 2022 calendar year to date, and was considered a borderline must entering a pivotal deadline for Sweeney and the Bruins.
And there’s a whole lot to unpack as Lindholm makes his way to Boston.
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