Boston Bruins Grade the Bruins Deadline

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Grade?

  1. A+

    2.0%
  2. A

    3.8%
  3. A-

    2.8%
  4. B+

    12.8%
  5. B

    28.1%
  6. B-

    15.8%
  7. C+

    8.5%
  8. C

    10.3%
  9. C-

    7.0%
  10. D+

    2.3%
  11. D

    2.5%
  12. D-

    1.0%
  13. F

    3.0%
  1. GloveSave1

    GloveSave1 *** 15 ***

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    I give DS a B- for Coyle and Mojo.

    Most of the credit for not moving any untouchables....and most of the blame for not doing enough. I didn’t want him to pay a lot, but he had to do better than MoJo.
     
  2. Bruinfanatic

    Bruinfanatic Registered User

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    Like Coyle for the third line ,not sure what they got Johansson for.
     
  3. Emerz

    Emerz #1 PLD Fanboy

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    C-ish

    The teams better than yesterday but not sure it's good enough to win a championship.
     
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    Coyle was a OK pick up we'll see how Donato plays out. The MOJO trade has me baffled. Overpayment for a player they didnt need that seems to dislike Marshy.

    If your going to trade Donato at least go all in at the deadline and it seems like Sweeney missed out. I'd give him a F.
     
  5. BigGoalBrad

    BigGoalBrad Registered User

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    None of the kids are ready to help us in the postseason even a guy like Heinen is likely best left upstairs. David Backes should never see the ice for the Bruins again.

    We got 2 guys who are solid second liners in their primes. Not a huge fan of either but its solid.

    I think we desperately needed two forwards who can score and aren't plugs more than anyone will acknowledge.
     
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    C+ Made the 3rd line better without subtracting from the team, but still left the glaring hole on the Top 6 RW that he's had well over a year to fix now. Guy just can't get it done.
     
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    C or D.

    There were 2 clear issues with this roster and the biggest didn't get addressed while the core is in it's prime.

    Really liked the Coyle move but it had to be the 1st part of something bigger to follow.
    Don't sell me the we want to win mindset with mehh moves.
     
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    C-

    Couldn't muster up that 4th rounder for a big body for the playoffs huh....
     
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    Mainehockey33 Powerplay Specialist

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    Negative F-!
     
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    I went with C-..... I like Coyle trade although wasnt crazy about Donato being shipped off. However, I just don't see the point in trading for Johansson. to me it was "top six forward or bust"... we end up with a very good team. I just don't see how on earth we would get by Washington or Tampa with the lack of scoring depth on the roster.
     
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    PB37 Mr Selke

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    Out

    Donato
    2nd round 2019
    5th round 2019 ( conditional )
    2nd round 2020

    In

    Charlie Coyle
    Marcus Johansson


    I think that's a B grade. Maybe B-

    The third line has been completely revamped. Depth scoring has been given a good boost, as well as size. The 4th line can go back to playing regular 4th line minutes.
     
  12. CptxMorgan

    CptxMorgan Dangerzone

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    C+. Liked our additions but I'm still wary about Heinen being in our top 6 come the postseason.
     
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    B-. We're a lot deeper and that's why we lost the past 2 seasons. I do think we need a big name for our top 6, but it is what it is.
     
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    C-

    Slight improvement on the third line. Doesn't put us in contention for the cup.
     
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    D, the pieces aren't bad but overall feels like we paid too much and didn't get a top 6 forward
     
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    I'd say B-. Team is certainly improved, but was hoping for bigger pieces.
     
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    C/C+, got somewhat better, but didn't get anything the Bruins really needed
     
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    A C from me. Would have liked to see them go all-in. Sounds like they tried but played 2nd fiddle all deadline. Just not aggressive enough. This team is a cup contender, with likely the most difficult road to the finals through Toronto and likely Tampa. We added 2 40 point guys that will generate points at 5v5. We likely are moving 2 15 point guys off the roster to Providence. +50 points is great, just not what I think many of us thought.
     
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    I'd rather have Donato the 2nd and 4th back. Huge fail
     
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    If you have a strong opinion in either direction about the Marcus Johansson trade you're lying.
     
  21. Over the volcano

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    Don’t think they gave up two 2nds. Thought it was Donato, a second, a fourth and a fifth.
     
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    I went with a B-. Assuming the prices would have been higher to keep Stone in the division.
     
  23. Alberta_OReilly_Fan

    Alberta_OReilly_Fan Bruin fan since 1975

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    wasn't the guys I had in mind... but they did plug the holes we needed plugging.

    I personally anticipate Johansson will be the guy on the 3rd line. his game is relatively soft though. does that fit with Heinen? or will both the new comers be on the 3rd line?

    my guess... pastrnak moves back to the Bergeron/marchand line for playoffs... and that would mean coyle is the logical rw for krecji/debrusk

    and then Johansson becomes the key to getting some offense out of backes/Heinen for our 3rd line

    I will have to see them all in action before im sure how this ends up playing out.

    certainly we are improved compared to what we were... and a second/donato isn't really a crippling price to pay.

    tentative grade of B+
    didn't overpay
    but maybe didn't get what we could have got
     
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    B-

    Didn't give up a whole lot and brought in two bona-fide NHL players.

    I wish we grabbed one more piece (Hoffman, Toffoli, Saad, etc.) but I am okay where we landed.

    Of course I wanted Stone, but now seeing his extension makes that pill easier to swallow.

    Glad we passed on Simmonds.
     
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    Gave the idiot a D for at least getting rid of Donato and getting Coyle. He failed at everything else
     

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