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Bruins trade Nokelainen to Ducks for Montador

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The Bruins have traded forward Petteri Nokelainen to the Anaheim Ducks in exhange for defenseman Steve Montador.


Steve Montador

#5 / Defenseman / Anaheim Ducks

6-0

210

Dec 21, 1979


Bruins get:


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Steve Montador 65 4 16 20 14 125 0 0 0 0 100 4.0

Ducks get:


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Petteri Nokelainen 33 0 3 3 -1 10 0 0 0 0 30 0.0

I love this trade. The Bruins got better on the blue line without messing with the core of the team and added some physicality to the D-corps. This also seems like a great move chemistry-wise as well. Montador is close friends with Andrew Ference, who he has done some charity work with.