Boston Bruins’ blueline shuffle continues with Seidenberg acquistion
Many hockey fans (myself included) were absolutely stupefied when the Boston Bruins signed Derek Morris for a staggering $3.33 million right in the middle of their Phil Kessel crisis. Well, after today, the Bruins have essentially traded depth, Morris and a second round pick for Dennis Seidenberg.
TSN provides the exact terms of the Seidenberg trade:
Aside from the increasingly fashionable exchange of a second round draft pick, the other noteworthy player in this move is Byron Bitz. In the grand scheme of things, though, Bitz is just a gigantic but limited player with an awesome last name (I’ve been fond of referring to him as “Ritz Bitz.” ... I’m a large fellow.)
Seidenberg’s scouting report (I love those things) essentially casts Seidenberg as the anti-Morris. Here are some of his “assets”, according to the scouting report:
Yup, sounds like he’s everything Morris is not. What do you think, readers? Is Seidenberg a significant upgrade over Morris?