Less than a week away from the NHL's trade deadline, the waters remain very still. However, although there hasn't been too much action early on this year, this very well could be the calm before the storm. The Boston Bruins appear to be assessing the market in hopes of making a move to aid their Stanley Cup defense this season.
This season, though, the Bruins may be better off remaining idle at the deadline. Although they hold a mere two-point lead in the Northeast division, the Bruins still hold the two-seed in the Eastern Conference and are tied with New Jersey for the second-most points in the East.
Despite some recent bumps in the road, the Bruins have top-notch goaltending between Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask. Here we will explore the top 10 reasons why the Bruins should not take the risk of making a trade at this year's trade deadline.