ANAHEIM, Calif. – Seeing one’s name in trade rumors is a rite of passage for most any NHL player. Wayne Gretzky was traded, for crying out loud. Bobby Orr wasn’t traded – he signed as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks – but the point it is: the Boston Bruins let BOBBY ORR GO!
Ryan Graves, welcome to the wonderful world of hockey trade rumors. It is that neon-sign strewed, carnival barking, wanna-buy-a-watch avenue of grime that many players have to walk this time of year.