The powerhouse Bruins can add a big name or two thanks to the deft salary-cap maneuvering by GM Peter Chiarelli.

The powerhouse Bruins can add a big name or two thanks to the deft salary-cap maneuvering by GM Peter Chiarelli.

Some B’s fans are salivating at the possibilities that are out there.

But the GM wants everyone to know it’s not written in stone he’ll hit the home run.

“Just because we have cap space doesn’t mean we’ll make a blockbuster trade,” Chiarelli said Tuesday.

But yes, he’s done his homework and will continue to monitor the market to see what could be a good fit.

As reported a few weeks ago, I believe Chiarelli would covet being reunited with Daniel Alfredsson from his Ottawa days but that’s a situation that remains to be played out with the Senators in terms of whether they hang in the playoff race — which means Alfredsson would never move — or even if they fall out of it, whether the Sens captain would even want to go anywhere.

My take? I think there’s only one team Alfredsson would consider if he ever goes — and that’s Boston with the tie-in to former Senators teammate Zdeno Chara and the chance to win a Cup.

But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.

Jarome Iginla is another possibility for Boston. I didn’t think so about a month ago but I think with the market not bearing out that many names this season, the B’s have to at least inquire if he comes available in Calgary.

Corey Perry would be the biggest name of them all and the B’s would at least see what’s going on there,

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