How the 2010-11 Stanley Cup finalists were built:

Boston Bruins

The second round of the draft has been a gold mine for the Bruins, yielding Lucic, Bergeron and Krejci … Of the 22 players they have used in the playoffs, 13 were acquired in trades, five were drafted and four were unrestricted free-agent signings.

Goalies

  • Tuukka Rask — Traded w/Toronto for Andrew Raycroft, June 24, 2006
  • Tim Thomas — Signed as free agent, Sept. 14, 2005

Defence

  • Johnny Boychuk — Trade w/ Colorado for Hendricks, June 24, 2008
  • Zdeno Chara — Signed as free agent, July 1, 2006
  • Andrew Ference — Trade w/ Calgary, along with Kobasew for B. Stuart, W.Primeau + 4th round pick, Feb. 10, 2007
  • Shane Hnidy — Signed as free agent, Feb. 26, 2011
  • Tomas Kaberle — Trade w/ Toronto for Joe Colborne, 1st + 2nd round pick, Feb. 18, 2011
  • Dennis Seidenberg — Trade w/ Florida with Bartkowski for Bitz, Weller, 2nd round pick, Mar. 3, 2010
  • Adam McQuaid — Trade w/ Columbus for 5th round pick, May 16, 2007

Forwards

  • Patrice Bergeron — Drafted 2nd round, 45th overall in 2003
  • Greg Campbell — Trade w/ Florida in Horton deal for D.Wideman, 1st + 3rd round picks, June 22, 2010
  • Nathan Horton — See above deal
  • Chris Kelly — Trade w/ Ottawa for 2nd round pick, Feb. 15, 2011
  • David Krejci — Drafted 2nd round, 63rd overall in 2004
  • Milan Lucic — Drafted 2nd round, 50th overall in 2006
  • Brad Marchand — Drafted 3rd round, 71st overall in 2006
  • Daniel Paille — Trade w/ Buffalo for 3rd + 4th round picks), Oct. 20, 2009
  • Rich Peverley — Trade w/ Atlanta for M.Stuart + Wheeler, Feb. 18, 2011
  • Mark Recchi — Trade w/ Tampa Bay, along with a 2nd round pick for Karsums + Lashoff, Mar. 4, 2009
  • Michael Ryder — Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2008
  • Tyler Seguin — Drafted 1st round, 2nd overall in 2010
  • Shawn Thornton — Signed as free agent, July 1, 2007

Vancouver Canucks

Of the 27 players the Canucks have dressed for their run to the West final title (we included Manny Malhotra, who looks like he will play in the final), 10 were signed as unrestricted free agents, nine were draft picks and eight were acquired in trades.

Goalies

  • Roberto Luongo — Trade w/ Florida with Lukas Krajicek + 6th round pick for Bryan Allen, Alex Auld and Todd Bertuzzi, June 23, 2006
  • Cory Schneider — Drafted 1st round, 26th overall in 2004

Defencemen

  • Andrew Alberts — Trade w/ Carolina for 3rd round pick, Mar. 3, 2010
  • Keith Ballard — Trade w/ Florida, along with Oreskovich for Steve Bernier, Michael Grabner and 1st round pick, June 25, 2010
  • Kevin Bieksa — Drafted 5th round, 151st overall in 2001
  • Alex Edler — Drafted 3rd round, 91st overall in 2004
  • Christian Ehrhoff — Trade w/ San Jose, along w/ Lukowich for Rahimi + P.White, Aug. 28, 2009
  • Dan Hamhuis — Signed as free agent, July 1, 2010
  • Aaron Rome — Signed as free agent, July 2, 2009
  • Sami Salo — Trade w/ Ottawa for Schaefer, Sept. 21, 2002
  • Chris Tanev — Signed as free agent, May 31, 2010

Forwards

  • Alex Bolduc — Signed as free agent, July 2, 2008
  • Alexandre Burrows — Signed as free agent, Nov. 8, 2005
  • Tanner Glass — Signed as free agent, Aug. 5, 2009
  • Jannik Hansen — Drafted 9th round, 287th overall in 2004
  • Chris Higgins — Trade w/ Florida for Oberg and 3rd round pick, Feb. 28, 2011
  • Cody Hodgson — Drafted 1st round, 10th overall in 2008
  • Ryan Kesler — Drafted 1st round, 23rd overall in 2003
  • Maxim Lapierre — Trade w/Anaheim with M.Sharp for J.Perrault and 3rd round pick, Feb. 28, 2010
  • Manny Malhotra — Signed as free agent, July 1, 2010
  • Victor Oreskovich — See Keith Ballard trade above
  • Mason Raymond — Drafted 2nd round, 51st overall in 2005
  • Mikael Samuelsson — Signed as free agent, July 3, 2009
  • Daniel Sedin — Drafted 1st round, 2nd overall in 1999
  • Henrik Sedin — Drafted 1st round, 3rd overall in 1999
  • Jeff Tambellini — Signed as free agent, July 1, 2010
  • Raffi Torres — Signed as free agent, Aug. 25, 2010