// Peter Chiarelli

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 […]

Lots Bruin’: B’s Sign Recchi, Draft Seguin, Trade Sobotka, etc.

Hockey’s hot stove season has heated up and nowhere is it hotter than here in the Hub of Hockey. Highlighted by the NHL entry draft this past weekend and the selection of overall No. 2 pick Tyler Seguin, the Boston Bruins have put themselves in the center of it all, with moves being made, and […]

Bruins Re-sign Seidenberg to Four-Year Extension

Everything is coming together for Dennis Seidenberg. The lacerated tendon in his arm has healed and Saturday he inked a four-year contract extension with the Bruins. Seidenberg, who has played for five clubs since 2002, is finally settling down. Peter Chairelli, the Bruins’ general manager, spoke about locking up the German defenseman for the next […]

Bruins Give Shawn Thornton Hefty Raise on New Two-Year Deal

Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli made some news on Friday, re-signing veteran winger and locker room leader Shawn Thornton to a new two-year contract that will pay the forward $812,500 per year and keep Thornton in Black and Gold through the 2011-12 season. Now granted, that salary isn’t something many of us real world folk […]

Savard Cleared to Play and Set to Return, But Should He?

On Tuesday morning, Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli gave Boston’s faithful more than just the team’s 4-2 series win over the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as he announced that center Marc Savard is set to play after fully recovering from his concussion. Savard, out since suffering the Grade […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Maple Leafs, Thursday 3-4

After a busy trade deadline day, or not so busy deadline day depending on which team we’re talking about, the Bruins (27-23-11) will get back to game action tonight at TD Garden in their final home game before departing for a season-long seven-game road trip up and down the Atlantic coastline. Coming to town tonight, […]

NHL Trade Deadline is Complete: Bruins Fail Miserably

The NHL’s 3 p.m. trade deadline came and went Wednesday afternoon, and unfortunately for Bruins fans, news of a major trade that would bring the team the offensive firepower they have lacked all season wouldn’t be heard all day long. Instead, teams from the top to the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings wheeled and […]

Three Steps To Get The Bruins Back Into The Playoffs

For the Boston Bruins, the current season has been a far cry from last season’s Eastern-Conference-winning effort and the expectations that accompanied such a feat. Winless at the TD Garden in 2010, the Bruins have lost eight in a row and ten of their last eleven, with that sole win coming in a shootout. The […]

Bruins Remaining Schedule By The Numbers

With 51 games in the 2009-10 season already in the books, you have to imagine coach Claude Julien envisioned a playoff picture that was a bit brighter than the one his team is faced with at this point. Just one year ago at this time, Julien’s Bruins were sitting pretty atop the Eastern Conference standings, […]