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B's deal Matt Hunwick for Colby Cohen

Updated: November 30, 2010, 12:50 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli had to make room under the salary cap in order to prepare for the imminent return of forward Marc Savard, so the GM pulled off a trade Monday, sending defenseman Matt Hunwick to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defensive prospect Colby Cohen.

Hunwick's departure clears approximately $1.4 million under the cap.

"This will be enough to activate Marc Savard when he's ready to play," Chiarelli said during a conference call ...

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