But even if Chara is back with the Bruins for the 2021 campaign, it appears the top defensive pair for Boston will be former Terrier teammates. Grzelcyk and Charlie McAvoy will be a very formidable combination, as both are very smooth skaters, make intelligent decisions in both zones and bring a good amount of offensive ability to the table. It was made clear in the playoffs this year that McAvoy and Chara were no longer the best combination for Boston.
Question: I'm going to go out on a limb and say the Blues actually get better with Torrey Krug. How far out am I? Loved Alex Pietraingelo, but they are gaining speed and a hungry player.
Alex Ovechkin, Gabriel Landeskog, and Dougie Hamilton lead the list of potential 2021 NHL free agents.