Getty ImagesIt’s only fitting that the Tyler Seguin Trade will be analyzed, rehashed and reevaluated as obsessively that the deal that brought him to Boston – The Phil Kessel Trade – once was.
When the smoke clears and the stats are tabulated, the Boston Bruins will have either traded a star player or rid themselves of a titanic bust that squandered boundless potential with immaturity. He’ll either be the No. 1 center he was drafted to become or he’ll be mentioned in the same breath as Alex Daigle and the other young stars whose results never matched the hype.
The early returns suggest that Seguin has cleared the skeletons from his closet and is in Dallas to become a star (literally). The Bruins did well for themselves with Loui Eriksson, but point-per-game centers aren’t exactly easy to find in this league, and Seguin has 15 points in his first 14 games with Dallas.
Seguin seems to believe he needed to leave Boston in order to find his game.
“I look at the player and person I am today, it’s not the same as when I was in Boston. I feel like I’ve improved and I have no limit on where I’m going to go…I look at my game, and it’s a whole different situation and a whole different opportunity, and I’m just trying to take advantage of it,” he told the media on Monday.
“There were some decisions that I could have made differently. But I think people make mistakes, everyone does. I don’t think I regret too much. I’ve faced up to all of music already, Read More »from Tyler Seguin regrets nothing, and neither should the Bruins