There’s an even bigger dilemma for the Bruins right now than where to place Chris Kelly in the lineup and which “puck-moving defensemen” to close a deal for in the trade market.
BOSTON — This is what the Bruins brought Cam Neely back to thire organization to do, and why they promoted him all the way to president of the franchise.
Many have been campaigning in recent days for the Bruins to utilize the same loophole Los Angeles used earlier this season with Brayden Schenn to send rookie Tyler Seguin to the Providence (AHL) farm club on a conditioning assignment.
If the Feb. 28 trade deadline passes with the Bruins doing nothing more than the equivalent of adding a Steve Montador- or even Dennis Seidenberg-type defenseman, general manager Peter Chiarell should be prepared for crowds of people with pitchforks to show up at his office door.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, who’s scheduled to meet with concussed center Marc Savard and the player’s agent this weekend, sounds like a man that expects he won’t have Savard for the long haul and will gain flexibility by placing the player on LTIR.
Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli had a lot to say during his weekly radio hit with Toucher & Rich on 98.5 The Sports Hub today.
Appearing on the Toucher & Rich radio show on 98.5 The Sports Hub, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli offered an update on injured center Marc Savard.
One day after Bruins President Cam Neely did not take an opportunity during a radio interview to give head coach Claude Julien a vote of confidence, general manager Peter Chiarelli declared his preference that Julien remain Boston’s bench for the rest of this season.
Some were wondering Saturday night if Bruins rookie Tyler Seguin’s flu-like symptoms that kept him out of the game against the Flyers were related to the “Philadelphia flu” or his inconsistent play more than any germs he might’ve caught.
BOSTON — Some nine days after published reports had the Bruins trading Marco Sturm to Los Angeles for a conditional draft pick Boston finally dealt the recovering winger to the Kings.
But instead of a draft pick, the Bruins got nothing.
Not only have the Bruins lost four of their last give games, they’ve made nearly a nightly habit of falling behind three goals.
That doesn’t sit well with general manager Peter Chiarelli, who tonight admitted that even though he made the Matt Hunwick trade mostly for salary-cap reasons he could’ve easily needed to make a move to change this team’s fortunes.
Just call Chiarelli Ishmael.
Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli says the quest to add a top-tier puck-moving defenseman to his team’s back end will continue even in the aftermath of trading Matt Hunwick to Colorado for prospect blueliner Colby Cohen.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli says he and his staff actually made the decision to keep Tyler Seguin in Boston earlier than last night.
He just chose last night after the team’s win over Toronto to inform the 18-year-old he can plan to stick around the Hub for the 2010-11 season.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Earlier this week, Toronto general manager Brian Burke said that his phone has recently been ringing more as far as trade talk after a lull.
General manager Peter Chiarelli says that hasn’t been the case with his phone.