// Peter Chiarelli

Season in Review: 2014-15 Boston Bruins

Whenever a team enters a season as a favorite to be a Stanley Cup Contender and misses the playoffs, serious questions need to be asked. The Bruins, fresh of a Stanley Cup Final appearance in 2013 and a President’s Trophy in 2014 looked primed to make some serious noise in 2015. Despite losing Jarome Iginla […]

Bruins Release GM Peter Chiarelli

According to a press release this morning, the Bruins have released General Manager Peter Chiarelli. Chiarelli has been the GM for 9 seasons with pretty good success, and he is known as a well respected guy around the league. In the meantime, the front office will begin their search for a new GM “immediately.” The […]

The Magic Number is One for the Celtics

The possibility of the Celtics making the playoffs as a potential seventh-seed was a mere pipe dream at the start of the season.  Celtics fans were looking at draft boards and comparing college prospects as the Celtics were seemingly destined to fall to the lottery for the second year in a row.  As it stands, if the […]

The Celtics or the Bruins? Who’s the Bigger Ticket at the Garden?

I’m not talking about the price of the ticket because both teams, along with every team in our great snowy city, charge too much for their tickets, but which of these teams is the more exciting one right now? At the beginning of the season it was easy to say the more exciting team throughout […]

In Defense of Chiarelli: Debunking 3 Myths about the Controversial GM

In what can be summed up as a disappointing season for the Bruins so far, the team has showed little signs of being a serious Cup contender and are on the cusp of not making the playoffs at all. The media and fans are quick to point fingers in all directions, but most notably the […]

Bruins Sign Coach Claude Julien to Multi-year Extension

The Bruins officially announced Sunday morning that they have signed head coach Claude Julien to a multi-year extension, marking the continuation of a very successful era for the Bruins franchise. Julien is 317-171-65 as he head coach of the Bruins and has established himself as one of the best coaches in the league. “We have worked […]

Chiarelli Acknowledges He May Not be Able to “Keep the Band Together”

Are you familiar and comfortable with the Boston Bruins roster? Well don’t get too comfortable because there may be some changes with familiar faces in the near future. General Manager Peter Chiarelli expressed some angst recently about his ability to keep the current team intact. The Bruins are currently very tight on cap space especially […]

Quiet Off-Season Best Option for Bruins

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has caught a lot of flak from B’s fans this summer for what has amounted to an uneventful offseason since being soundly beaten by the Canadiens in the second round. Arguments have been tossed around that he his too loyal to his “core” guys and that a few bad contracts are […]

Bruins Sign Niklas Svedberg to back up Tuukka Rask

The Bruins have opted to sign goalie Niklas Svedberg and let Chad (don’t call me Ochocinco) Johnson test the free agent waters. Johnson served as the backup to Tuukka Rask for the majority of the 2013-14 season and posted an impressive 17-4-3 record. In his 27 appearances he managed two shutouts, a 2.10 goals against […]

Would the Bruins Ever Trade Zdeno Chara?

Well, would they? I mean Zdeno Chara has been far and away the best defensemen on the Boston’s squad and has been a top five defender since he joined the black and gold. However, keep in mind that the Chara is on the wrong side of 30 (37), and is set to make 7 million […]

Lord Stanley to Return to Boston in 2015, According to Las Vegas

Introducing your 2015 Stanley Cup champions…The Boston Bruins. Well at least that is what the odds makers at vegasinsider.com seem to believe. Not ones to revel in the past, Vegas bookmakers have released their odds for the 2015 Stanley Cup champions a mere three days after the Los Angeles Kings hoisted the vaunted trophy after […]

Bruins Not Re-Signing Shawn Thornton

According to Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli, enforcer Shawn Thornton will not be returning to the Boston Bruins this offseason. Thornton has skated for the B’s for seven season and was a key role player when he helped the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011, the second of his career. At a time when the […]

Bruins Need to Look for Shawn Thornton’s Replacement

One of the pride points for the Boston Bruins over the last several years has been the depth of their offense and their ability to roll four lines every night. The effectiveness of their fourth line, fondly nicknamed the “Merlot” line, has been a thorn in the side of just about every time they play. […]

Bruins-Canadiens Rivalry Elevated after Trade Deadline

While the majority of both teams remain intact there have been some minor alterations that could change the immediate future of the rivalry between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens. The immediate post trade deadline talk around Boston has centered on Montreal’s acquisition of notorious Bruin killer Thomas Vanek and the Bruins lack of a […]

After No Big Off-Season Moves, Are the Bruins Good Enough?

With the NFL season only a few weeks away that can only mean that the NHL season is rapidly approaching as well. The off-season thus far for the Bruins has been a rather quiet one, only resigning players from last seasons roster. Peter Chiarelli has made it clear that he likes his team and is […]