Thursday's Dump & Chase: Bothered by Boston

Seguin admited it was &quot;hard to keep his mouth shut&quot; last season about his trade from Boston. Luckily he had the <a href=""><strong>Peace of Mind</strong></a> to channel his frustration into motivation but it&#39;s apparent Boston still is <a href=

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Stall tactic to keep the case in court or could this potential evidence be bad for the NHL?

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I think so. I wouldn't be surprised if they were a wild card team a la the Jets last year.

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Tyler Seguin used Boston Bruins criticism as 'motivation' after trade | Comcast SportsNet
"In fairness to the Bruins, Seguin didn’t do much in the playoffs with the Stars during his first season in Dallas. And he was suspended for the final game last season in Dallas for missing a team meeting in much the same fashion he was reprimanded for the same issues in Boston." Glad we're being fair to the poor Bruins.

What jokesters!

Alexander Burmistrov ready for his return to Winnipeg | The Hockey News
Bumistrov will be a player worth keeping an eye on because he could really add another dimension to the Jets already intriguing forward depth.

This one goes out to you, Tyler. Wherever you may be.