Bruins trade for Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm

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By Devesh Tyagi

March 20 2022

The Bruins looked as if they had found the left-shot defenseman they were looking for.

Hampus Lindholm to the Bruins in exchange for defenseman Urho Vaakanainen

Defenseman John Moore, a 2022 first-round pick, a 2023 second-round pick, and 2024

Second-round pick, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday

The Ducks will retain 50 percent of Lindholm’s salary

Lindholm was the top players on the trade market ahead of Monday’s deadline

22 points in 61 games this season

Even plus/minus while playing for a team that’s well below .500.

Lindholm was also a pivotal part of the Ducks’ penalty-killing unit

Eighth ranked in the league.

Vaakanainen, 23, was the Bruins’ first-round pick in the 2017

Moore, 31, signed a five-year, $13.75 million deal with the Bruins in 2018

The Bruins holding a 38-19-5 record as of Saturday

Boston’s also just three points behind Tampa Bay for second place in the Atlantic Division.

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