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Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has earned an extension through to the 2013-2014 NHL season. Chiarelli has helped to take the Bruins from the fifth-worst team in the NHL, three season ago when he started, to the second-best record this past season.
About the extension, Chiarelli said:
“For them to have said to me at one point in the year, ‘We’re going to extend you,’ that was all I needed to know,” Chiarelli said Tuesday, one day after the Bruins announced the agreement. “I’m very happy to be here and want to be here for a long time.”
Bruins head coach, Claude Julien, is also expected to have his contract extended this off-season. “I’m going to sit down with Claude and we’ll get something done shortly,” Chiarelli said.
Now let’s see if the Bruins can hold onto Kessel and co.