Bruins GM doesn’t deny possibility of trading Loui Eriksson

8 Comments

The Boston Bruins aren’t denying it: there’s a chance they might need to trade Loui Eriksson.

Bruins GM Don Sweeney addressed the rumors during a NESN interview on Thursday, admitting that the two sides have entered in discussions, and the “first priority” would be to re-sign the pending unrestricted free agent.

Yes, there, is a “but” …

Sweeney acknowledged that the Bruins may need to shop Eriksson around if they realize that they can’t find a compromise.

As far as what the Bruins want (beyond the vague “improving our team” note, which may or may not mean that they want a roster player rather than a prospect and/or pick)? Well, that’s left up to your fertile imaginations …

Click here for the initial post about the rumors.