REPORT: Bruins’ Contract Dilemma: What Will Jeremy Swayman’s Future Hold?

What’s the Future of Jeremy Swayman’s Contract?

In a recent discussion, Joe Haggerty from the Boston Herald, Steve Conroy, and Mark Divver of the New England Hockey Journal explored the details of Jeremy Swayman’s ongoing contract negotiations with the Bruins. They also addressed questions from Bruins fans about the team’s future plans.

The episode centers on the high-stakes discussion of whether the Bruins will offer Swayman a long-term deal worth $8 million annually over eight years, and the potential risks of such a hefty commitment to a relatively inexperienced goalie. The conversation also covers Brandon Carlo’s critical role as a reliable defenseman and leader, countering trade rumors and emphasizing his defensive strengths.

Additionally, the discussion touches on playoff strategies for David Pastrnak and Charlie McAvoy, exploring ways to better support them in crucial postseason moments. The episode also reviews the Bruins’ prospect pool from Development Camp, highlighting emerging talents like Laroche and Duran and the team’s efforts to build a strong future roster. Tune in to hear more about contract negotiations, playoff tactics, and the development of young prospects in Bruins hockey!

– 0:00 – Introduction
– 1:00 – Discussion on Swayman’s contract situation
– 8:57 – The Bruins’ commitment and good faith
– 11:17 – The significance of timely contract negotiations
– 17:23 – The need for consistency
– 21:51 – Playoff strategies and support
– 28:42 – Mason Lohrei’s progress
– 40:31 – Youth prospect development
– 43:53 – Challenges in player development
– 45:34 – Evaluating current prospects
– 47:23 – Identifying weaknesses in the prospect pool
– 50:33 – Prospects to keep an eye on

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