Tough to watch McQuaid go, but trade was smart move for Bruins

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Tough to watch McQuaid go, but trade was smart move for Bruins
Tough to watch McQuaid go, but trade was smart move for Bruins

BRIGHTON -- Adam McQuaid is a great teammate. He's an intimidating and fierce fighter who inspires fear in opponents, and conversely is one of the nicest hockey players you'd ever want to meet. He blocks shots fearlessly and stands up without hesitation for his teammates against the biggest, toughest NHL foes. So it was understandable that emotions were a little raw in the Bruins dressing room today when, on the first day of training camp at Warrior Ice Arena, the Bruins traded McQuaid to the New York Rangers on the eve of their trip to China. “It's a tough day,” said Brad Marchand, who played with McQuaid in both Providence and Boston. “It's difficult losing Quaider, who has been an incredible

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