The Boston Bruins said goodbye to Dennis Seidenberg and extended restricted free agent Torey Krug on Thursday. First, on Seidenberg: Considering the week Peter Chiarelli is having, it’s unfortunate we have to pile on with ghosts of general managing past, but here we are. The Boston Bruins bought out the remaining two contract years for defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, who is 34 going on 57.
Taylor Hall admitted it: getting traded by the Edmonton Oilers hurt. The New Jersey Devils will be delighted if he does indeed channel that negative energy into strong work on the ice. “I do take this as an indictment on me as a hockey player,” Hall said during his press conference, according to MSG Network’s Deb Kaufman Placey. “I’m a motivated hockey player right now.” You might find this shocking, but the Devils are really excited. At 24, Hall’s deep in his prime … and now has some anger to motivate him. (It’s OK for Devils fans to be giddy.) Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli admitted that Hall sounded “disappointed” when hearing that he had been traded. Hall thought he’d be a part of the