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.
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.
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.