Claude Julien/Photo by S. Bradley

After the Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, coach Claude Julien refused to comment on the report that he had signed a three-year extension.

“I have no comments on that. Absolutely not. Let’s talk about the team,” Julien said.

The extension was reported on Hockey Night in Canada by Elliotte Friedman of SportsNet.

Julien last signed an extension in the summer of 2012 but at the time the Bruins did not reveal the length of the contract.

With their win against the Senators, Julien’s Bruins aer 7-6-0 on the season. If Julien is going to be sticking around beyond his current contract, defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is pleased.

“He’s proven in the past that he knows how to coach; he knows how to teach a young team to play a system,” Seidenberg said. “Great if that happens; hopefully it happens. … I really enjoy playing for him and I think all the guys in here do. It would be great if that happens.”

Julien has helped several young players develop over the years, including Brad Marchand. The left winger has had to learn how to play like an NHLer and behave himself like a grown-up under Julien’s watch.

“Yeah, well that’s the business side of things and the professional aspect,” Marchand said. “We both have a job to do and we’ve had to have numerous talks over the years about different things, and it’s always strictly professional in that sense. And if there’s something I need to improve upon he’ll let me know, and he’s not scared to pull me aside at any point and talk to me about my game and different things, so that’s great. As soon as the meeting’s over we let it go and we can joke around, so it’s really good.”