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Chiarelli admits he’s taken calls on Seguin

Jun 30, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

Tyler Seguin #19 of the Boston Bruins bounces a puck on his stick during warm ups against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game one of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has confirmed that he’s taken calls about 21-year-old forward Tyler Seguin; however, it’s not clear if a trade is imminent or Chiarelli is just testing the market.

“We’ve been taking some calls on Tyler, and I let his agent (Ian Pulver) know that yesterday,” said Chiarelli, per CSN New England. Look, I’ve got a lot of balls in the air including negotiations, and that stuff is going to leak out.

“When it leaked out that we were talking calls on Seguin, then we got a deluge of calls. It’s the power of Twitter, I guess. Then when [Nathan Horton] said he wasn’t coming back, they stopped. Self-correcting, I guess.”

Late last night, rumors started flying that the B’s were working on a deal with Calgary that would involve the Flames’ sixth overall pick. That speculation is still out there, so stay tuned to see if anything comes of it.

  1. dropthepuckeh - Jun 30, 2013 at 3:12 PM

    Not sure I would waste a second of time talking to Calgary about a trade after the debacle with Iginla. Unless Chiarelli just wants to f with them….

    • aces79 - Jun 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM

      it was iginla’s call where he wanted to go the Flames like bostons deal better than Pittsburgh

  2. titansbro - Jun 30, 2013 at 3:25 PM

    Yeah no kidding. Dropthepuckeh nailed it.

  3. mrpinkca - Jun 30, 2013 at 3:27 PM

    Maybe after a lot of leaks saying Seguin to Calgary is a sure thing he will at the last second get traded to Dallas.

  4. pastabelly - Jun 30, 2013 at 3:47 PM

    Agree on Calgary and Feaster – not to be trusted.

    The Bruins have no right wingers if you assume a Peverly buy out, Horton leaving, and moving on from Jagr. Well, Thornton is one, but he’s limited. They need to get more right wingers and not look to trade the best one on their roster.

    • dropthepuckeh - Jun 30, 2013 at 4:01 PM

      I don’t think they are buying anyone out – not even Peverly. Sounds like they wanted to see if they could get a ridiculous trade or otherwise light a fire under Seguin. Lecavalier indicated he would be willing to play RW for Bruins…..

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