Wilson hit on Carlo throws wrench into Bruins trade deadline
In a perfect world, the Bruins would add both a top-six winger and a top-four defenseman before the April 12 trade deadline.
We don’t live in a perfect world, though. While it isn’t impossible for Don Sweeney to do both, it will be difficult, and unlikely. Heck, just doing one will be difficult, because trading for players of that caliber is never exactly easy.
Push comes to shove, most Bruins fans and analysts would probably lean towards prioritizing a scoring wing given their offensive struggles, especially at five-on-five, and the fact that they have still for the most part been a strong defensive team, even with less experience and even with numerous injuries on the back end over the last couple weeks.
Sunday night’s 1-0 loss to the Devils offered the latest reminder that the Bruins could really use another scorer, someone outside their top line who is capable of making that one play that can swing these tight-checking, low-scoring games they’ve often found themselves in this season.
Unfortunately, what happened Friday night threw an uncomfortable wrench into this whole …
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