// Peter Chiarelli

Hunwick Files for Arbitration; All Quiet on Phil Kessel Front

Last Wednesday, the first day of the NHL’s free agency signing period, the Boston Bruins quickly re-signed Byron Bitz and Johnny Boychuk and added Steve Bégin to their roster. These signings left only two restricted free agents – Matt Hunwick and Phil Kessel – to fit into the $4.3 million remaining in the $56.8 million […]

Recchi Re-signs With Bruins, Brings Cup-Sized Expectations

Last Thursday, Mark Recchi, who joined the Bruins on March 4 as the result of a midseason trade, re-signed with Boston, coming to terms on an incredibly cap-friendly one-year $1 million extension. Recchi, who says this will be his final season, will return to the Bruins with not only 545 career regular season goals and […]

Bruins Sign Byron Bitz, Steve Bégin, and Johnny Boychuk

On the first day of the free-agency signing period, Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli kept his word. Tuesday, after failing to make a draft day trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs involving Phil Kessel and Thomas Kaberle, Chiarelli told the press that he would not sacrifice depth in order to sign a big name. In […]

Bruins Draft Caron in First Round

Back in Montréal for the first time since his team swept the Canadiens out of the playoffs, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli knew he was less than welcome at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Commenting on how nice it was to return to Montréal, the locals booed Chiarelli as if the Bruins had decided to […]

Bruins GM Chiarelli – Contract Extension to 2013-14

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 […]

Chiarelli, Julien Win Sporting News Awards

Sporting News has named Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli the NHL’s Executive of the Year. On Tuesday they named coach Claude Julien the Coach of the Year. Over the last year, Chiarelli signed Michael Ryder to a 3-year, $12 million deal in the off-season and traded for Steve Montador and Mark Recchi at the trade deadline. […]

Bruins Trade For Recchi, Montador

The Bruins made a couple moves at the trade deadline to give the squad a boost as the chase for the playoffs hits the home stretch. Boston acquired 41-year-old winger Mark Recchi from the Lightning and defensman Steve Montador from the Ducks in separate deals. Boston acquired Recchi and a 2010 second-round pick for defensman […]

Bruins Address Scoring Need on Draft Day

The Boston Bruins needed goalscorers so badly in the 2007-2008 season, that they decided to invest in one in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. GM Peter Chiarelli and current Vice President Cam Neely decided on Alberta Junior Hockey League player Joe Colborne. The 6’5″ forward was recently named the Canadian Junior A Hockey League Player […]

Seller or Buyer?

Should the Bruins sell or buy? That’s the hottest topic among Bruins boards and forums these days. One thing is for sure, the team is in the playoffs race despite a lineup, which was depleted too many times by injuries. Buy? Sell? Status quo? Let’s see what are the pros and cons for each situation:

Bruins Continue to Slide; Panic Moves to Follow?

After a very good start, the Bruins face their first real “challenge” this year, as they have to find a way to get out of a six-game losing streak as they lost, last night, 5-0 to the Thrashers. We can say that injuries are at play here, but there’s no way to explain why the […]