Phil Kessel is no longer a Bruin, and he is probably the most significant talent they have had leave either free agency or trade since Joe Thornton. The Bruins overcame the loss of Thornton after two seasons to reach the playoffs again and last season they won the Eastern Conference with most points, falling only one point behind San Jose for the Presidents trophy for most points in the NHL. Sure a lot of that had to do with under rated center Marc Savard, who some how managed to not get an invite to Canada's training camp this past August after having 263 assists and 359 points since the lockout. As well as team captain, reigning Norris trophy winner, and hardest shot, Zdeno Chara and reigning William Jennings and Vezina trophy winner Tim Thomas. But Kessel had a major impact as well with ...
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