Bruins Release Expansion Protection List

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By Mark Allred                        Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The National Hockey League has officially released every team’s list of players they’ve protected, and players left exposed to the new Vegas Golden Knights franchise set to begin to play in October of 2017. The Expansion rule is that the Vegas team has to select one player from all 30 team’s in the NHL and the draft to select those players will be this Wednesday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Below are the two list’s provided to the NHL by the Boston Bruins and separated by availability to the new franchise and one that’s protected from being selected.

Protected Players

(F) David Backes, (F) Patrice Bergeron, (F) David Krejci, (F) Brad Marchand, (F) Riley Nash, (F) David Pastrnak, (F) Ryan Spooner. (D) Zdeno Chara, (D) Torey Krug, (D) Kevan Miller, and (G) Tuukka Rask

Available Players

(F) Matt Beleskey, (F) Brian Ferlin, (F) Jimmy Hayes, (F) Alexander Khohlachev, (F) Dominic Moore, (F( Tyler Randell, (F) Zac Rinaldo, (F) Tim Schaller, (F) Drew Stafford, (D) Linus Arnesson, (D) Chis Casto, (D) Tommy Cross, (D) Alex Grant, (D) John-Michael Liles, (D) Adam McQuaid, (D) Colin Miller, (D) Joe Morrow, (G) Anton Khudobin, and (G) Malcolm Subban




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