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No shortage of defense options for the Bruins

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – NOVEMBER 09: PK Subban #76 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates a goal against the Florida Panthers at the Prudential Center on November 09, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils beat the Panthers 7-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The final days of the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline are approaching.

And while the party is on in Colorado with the acquisition of Josh Manson, and Florida has taken its first swing with Ben Chiarot, Don Sweeney and the Bruins remain a team considering their options. For the Bruins, the path could very well come down to pricing and the weighting of one need over another by next Monday’s 3 p.m. deadline.

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But one thing that certainly seems to be on the team’s mind as the deadline approaches? Defense.

From depth options to a potential franchise changer on the left side, the Bruins are linked to just about everyone available this time around. And this is only confirmation that they are well aware that you can never have enough defenders. They’ve been through this many times since returning to the playoffs in 2017.

So who could that imply for the Bruins?