McQuaid was a member of the Bruins team that won the Stanley Cup in the 2010-2011 season.
Over his nine-year National Hockey League career with the Bruins, McQuaid has played in 462 games, tallying 13 goals and 53 assists for 66 points.
Entering the upcoming season, Boston already had three right-handed defenseman in their starting lineup (Charlie McAvoy, Brandon Carlo and Kevan Miller), which made it hard to envision McQuaid seeing much playing time.
The soon-to-be-30-year-old Kampfer has essentially been a depth defenseman throughout his career, most recently with the Rangers and before that with the Panthers and Wild.
General manager Don Sweeney and head coach Bruce Cassidy on Tuesday both expressed how hard it was to move the 31-year-old, and it appears the sentiment is shared amongst the players, especially those who played with McQuaid for a long time. "When you look around the room, you want guys like him ..."Читайте также: Henri Bendel Stores To Close By January
McQuaid was travelling Tuesday and unable to be reached for comment. Boston gets a 2019 fourth-round pick and a conditional seventh-rounder in a move that clears space for younger players on the blue line. McQuaid played in all 12 of the Bruins' playoff games.
"It's been 10 years we've been together, since way back in Providence", the coach said.
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Adam McQuaid's ceiling is a bottom pairing defenseman.
"Yeah, it's a tough day", Marchand said, via CBS Boston. Sad to see you go Quaider and all the best in NY.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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