Sweeney: Bruins, Pastrnak moving in right direction on long-term deal
Bob DeChiara / USA Today Sports

The Boston Bruins appear ready to lock up David Pastrnak.

On the heels of a breakout season, the young winger is set to become a restricted free agent, but general manager Don Sweeney - who's attending the NHL's draft combine in Buffalo - appears hopeful in regards to mutually agreeing upon a long-term deal.

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Pastrnak ranked second on the Bruins in goals (34) and total points (70) over 75 games during the regular season, and added two goals and two assists in six playoff games.

Among all potential RFA's, Pastrnak ranked first in goals, and trailed only Edmonton's Leon Draisaitl in points, according to Cap Friendly.

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Sweeney: Bruins, Pastrnak moving in right direction on long-term deal
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