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Fantucchio’s Focus: B’s Explain Fall Out of Bertuzzi Negotiations; Pens Keep Adding



Good Morning; My name is Andrew Fantucchio. It is Saturday, July 8, and here’s what I’m focused on around the NHL today.

Don Sweeney Sets Record Straight on Boston’s Negotiations With Bertuzzi:

As the first day of free agency came to a close, the Boston Bruins and forward Tyler Bertuzzi seemed to be miles apart in negotiations. A day later, to the shock of many, Bertuzzi signed a one-year deal with the rival Toronto Maple Leafs. On Friday, Boston GM Don Sweeney spoke on the Bruins’ negotiations with Bertuzzi and the eventual fallout.

One-Year Bertuzzi Deal Was Never An Option For Bruins

Penguins Continue To Add:

Kyle Dubas continues to stay aggressive on the open market as he signed Vinnie Hinostroza and Andreas Johnsson to deals with the Penguins.

Penguins Sign Free-Agent Forward Vinnie Hinostroza

Dubas Adds Another Former Toronto Player, Penguins Sign Johnsson

Corey Perry Arrives in Chicago:

The Chicago Blackhawks have brought in a few veterans like Corey Perry this offseason to help lead the young team as they continue to rebuild.

Corey Perry on Coming to Chicago: ‘Happy to Be on This Side’