Report: Bruins, Red Wings targeting Trevor Daley

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The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings are interested in adding some championship pedigree to their blue line, as both teams have expressed interest in pending unrestricted free agent defenseman Trevor Daley, according to TSN's Pierre LeBrun.

Daley, 33, has won back-to-back Stanley Cups as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. This past season, he registered 19 points in 56 games with a 46.1 Corsi For percentage while averaging 20:23 minutes per night. He added five points in 21 playoff games.

In Boston, Daley would help stabilize the left side of the Bruins' defense corps. Torey Krug is entering his prime, but Zdeno Chara is 40 years old and is on the last year of his contract. Their right side is deep with youngsters Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo and veterans Kevan Miller and Adam McQuaid.

In Detroit, Daley would add to an aging defense unit featuring 31-year-old Mike Green, 36-year-old Niklas Kronwall, and 33-year-old Jonathan Ericsson. Danny DeKeyser, 27, is also locked up for five years with a cap hit of $5 million per season.

Daley had a cap hit of $3.3 million per year in his previous deal, but could potentially see a raise given that comparable D-men Brendan Smith and Kris Russell have recently signed contracts worth $4 million or more per season.

Report: Bruins, Red Wings targeting Trevor Daley
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