What’s next for Bruins after Taylor Hall trade

BOSTON — Big moves were necessary for Don Sweeney this offseason, and big moves are still necessary for Don Sweeney this offseason. But the first domino fell on Monday afternoon, when Sweeney — in the most simplistic summary — dumped Taylor Hall’s salary to clear up $6 million of room.

The details of the deal showed a bit more, with the rights to pending UFA Nick Foligno also going to Chicago, and the rights to a pair of RFA defensemen will be heading to Boston. But the reasoning for the deal was quite simple: The Bruins needed cap space, and Hall provided a clear path to get it. READ MORE

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