// Peter Chiarelli

Phil Kessel: Don’t Love Him, Don’t Hate Him, Don’t Boo Him

Zero goals. No assists. Plus/minus of -3. Those are not the stats any hockey player hopes to have on his game splits, especially when he’s returning to his former team’s rink. Unfortunately for Phil Kessel, that was his exact scoring line when he played against the Boston Bruins for the first time since being traded […]

Krejci Contracts H1N1 Virus, Out Indefinitely

It was learned today that the Bruins will be without center David Krejci for tonight’s game with rival Montreal, after General Manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed that Krejci has been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as “swine flu.”

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Devils, Thursday 10-29

The Bruins are back in action at the TD Garden tonight, as they host all-world goalie Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils. Boston is coming off a surprising 4-3 come-from-behind win over Ottawa last Saturday, a win that saw the Bruins erase a two-goal deficit within the last 90 seconds of the third period. […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Predators, Wednesday 10-21

The Bruins will showcase their new-look roster Wednesday night at the TD Garden, hosting the lowly Nashville Predators. Boston GM Peter Chiarelli, in an effort to shake up his under-performing squad, sent winger Chuck Kobasew to Minnesota over the weekend, in exchange for minor leaguer Craig Waller, unsigned draft choice Alexander Fallstrom, and a draft […]

Bruins Make History Dealing For Forward Paille

Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli made team history by sending a 2010 third-round draft pick and a conditional fourth-rounder in next year’s draft to the Buffalo Sabres for left wing Daniel Paille (pronounced: pie-YAY) in the first-ever trade between the Northeast Division opponents. Paille, a Welland, Ontario-native (and newlywed, Google has pointed out), comes […]

Chuck Kobasew Traded to Minnesota Wild For Prospects

Late Sunday evening, Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli traded right wing Chuck Kobasew to the Minnesota Wild for a 2011 second-round pick, the rights to Alexander Fallstrom, a fourth-round pick in this past summer’s draft, and 28-year-old forward Craig Weller. The trade, intended as a wake-up call to the Bruins, who have started the […]

Bruins 2009-2010 Season Preview: Defensemen

The defensive corps performed well above expectations last season for the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins, and heading into this year’s campaign, the blue line brigade hopes to continue their dominating ways. After a season in which the B’s led the entire NHL with a strong 2.32 goals against average, the team is coming into this season […]

Sources: Phil Kessel No Longer Negotiating With Bruins

The Boston Globe is reporting that sources close to the free agency negotiations between the Boston Bruins and right wing Phil Kessel are saying that Kessel is no longer intends to pursue talks with the team any longer. Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe has written that Kessel and Wade Arnott, his agent, have […]

Phil Kessel Leaving to Leaf Land? Part II

On Saturday, Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke re-acquired the team’s second round pick of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the Chicago Blackhawks, ensuring that Toronto now has a first-, second-, and third-round draft pick. Normally news like this is fit to print only in Ontario, but the dealings of the Maple Leafs […]

Boston Bruins Give Head Coach Claude Julien Extension

On Friday morning, the Boston Bruins announced that they gave head coach Claude Julien, the current holder of the Jack Adams Award, a contract extension. Per club policy, details of the deal were not announced. Julien, the 28th coach of the organization, was hired in 2007 after GM Peter Chiarelli’s first head coaching hire, Dave […]

A Bruins Summer Summary

As we turn the page on the calendar to September, we find ourselves exactly one month away from the opener for Boston’s ’09-’10 season, when Alex the Great and the Capitals visit the Garden to kick off what will be a year loaded with very high expectations for the Black and Gold. So, What’s With […]

Bruins Top Prospect Caron Injured, Will Miss Camp

Just six weeks after being drafted 25th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins, right wing Jordan Caron is unlikely to accompany his new linemates to the team’s rookie training camp after fracturing his collarbone. The injury, which occurred during tryouts for Team Canada’s World Junior Championships squad forced Bruins General Manager […]

Bruins Sign D-Man Morris, Complicate Kessel Situation

On Saturday, Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli announced the signing of puck-moving defenseman Derek Morris to a one-year, $3.3 million contract. The move comes immediately after the Bruins sent injury-prone Aaron Ward back to the Carolina Hurricanes for a fourth-round pick in the 2010-2011 NHL Entry Draft and Patrick Eaves, whose salary was instantly bought out. […]

Bruins Trade Aaron Ward To Carolina

In what must be an effort to free up space for a Phil Kessel signing down the road, the Bruins today traded veteran defenseman Aaron Ward to Carolina in exchange for right winger Patrick Eaves and a fourth-round draft pick. Immediately after acquiring Eaves, GM Peter Chiarelli placed the 25-year-old winger on waivers for the […]

Hunwick Avoids Arbitration, Re-Signs with Bruins

Matt Hunwick now has nothing between him and a fun time on Friday night. The former restricted free agent canceled his salary arbitration hearing set for this Friday by re-signing with the Boston Bruins to a two-year deal reportedly worth $2.9 million. Hunwick, a 24-year-old blue-liner, filed for arbitration – the only Bruin to do […]