// Peter Chiarelli

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 […]

Bruins Take Goaltender Malcolm Subban at 2012 NHL Draft

With their first round pick, you would think the Bruins would look for a goal-scoring forward with size to help a mediocre power play. They could also pick up a defenseman that could log on a solid amount of ice time. That was not the case, though, come late in the first round of the […]

Will the Bruins Trade Tim Thomas?

After a record-breaking 2010-2011 season in which he won the Conn Smythe and Vezina trophies, Tim Thomas was the goalie you wanted to have on your team. It didn’t matter if he faced seven shots or 70 shots; he would bring his A game night in and night out. His consistent play led the Bruins […]

Bruins Interested in Trading for Dustin Brown?

With the NHL trade deadline only a few days away, reports from TSN’s Bob McKenzie say that the Bruins are one of several teams that have a high interest level in Kings forward Dustin Brown. Brown is 27 years old and wears the “C” for the Kings. He plays right wing, and that is the […]

Tim Thomas Exercises Free-Speech Right, Declines White House Ceremony

President Barack Obama congratulated the Boston Bruins Monday for their 2011 Stanley Cup championship. Citing differences of opinion, Boston Globe hockey writer Fluto Shinzawa reported, Tim Thomas chose not to attend. Good for Thomas.

Bruins Don’t Make It Easy on Themselves, or Fans

“How about the B’s, man? Back from the dead,” I emphatically began to tell my buddy Matt. “Definitely going to write abo—,” I slowly stopped short and noticed Matt’s glaring eyes. He quickly interjected, “No! Don’t, ya–ya- can’t write about it.” Hmm. Admittedly, I don’t bleed black and gold (or is it yellow?) as much […]

Bruins Trade for Tomas Kaberle

According to multiple reports, including the Boston Globe’s Fluto Shinzawa, it appears the rumors that have been swirling for weeks might actually become a reality. Tomas Kaberle, very shortly, could be coming to Boston to join the Bruins’ blue line brigade. Several current Bruins have heard their names mentioned in rumors lately, with the league’s […]

Mark Stuart Out 4-6 Weeks

Boston Bruins’ defenseman Mark Stuart will miss four to six weeks with a broken fourth metacarpal joint in his right ring finger. Stuart suffered the injury during Tuesday night‘s contest against Buffalo. Stuart was examined by Dr. Matt Leibman at Newton Wellesley Hospital, and the diagnosis was confirmed by GM Peter Chiarelli. In the meantime, […]

Not So Fast! Sturm Trade To L.A. Kings On Hold, Possibly Dead

Despite previous reports that Boston Bruin forward Marco Sturm had been traded to the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional draft pick, Sturm remains in Boston as Bruin, continuing his rehabilitation for reconstructive knee surgery… for now at least. Just two days after celebrating his five-year anniversary with the Bruins, whom he joined as part […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Panthers, Wednesday November 24th

The Bruins (11-6-2) look to round out their brief southern road trip with a win tonight, taking on the Florida Panthers (9-10-0) in Sunrise, Florida this evening. Boston took one on the chin Monday night in Tampa on the first leg of this road trip, falling behind by three goals early for the second straight […]

Savard to Join Bruins for Practice Soon?

Injured Bruins center Marc Savard is expected to start skating with the team within the next 2-3 days, according to GM Peter Chiarelli. Savard has apparently made progress since “ramping up” his workouts. ”He’s doing much, much better,” Chiarelli told the Globe. ”He has been symptom-free for a while now, increasing his skating…all in all, […]

Bruins Ink Bergeron to Three-Year Extension

On the eve of their season opener in Prague against the Coyotes, the Bruins announced Friday that they have signed center Patrice Bergeron to a three-year contract extension, making the 25-year-old a Bruin through the 2013-2014 season. Financial terms of the deal have not been released by the team, but several reports indicate that the […]

Seguin Pens Contract, Puts Bruins Over Salary Cap

Today the Bruins inked a deal with their top draft pick, Tyler Seguin, but the contract puts the Bruins over the salary cap. Who will the B’s get rid of to get back under the cap? The Bruins and their second-overall pick agreed to terms on a three-year contract that can be worth up to […]

Bruins Sign Four Players With Salary Cap Space Dwindling

The NHL off-season wages on, and the Bruins remain one of the more active teams in the market. Thursday, GM Peter Chiarelli took care of some in-house business, inking four Bruins to new deals, including newly acquired Gregory Campbell, forward Jeff LoVecchio, and a pair of defensemen, Adam McQuaid and Andrew Bodnarchuk. Campbell, who came […]