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Boston Bruins: Say Goodbye to the Season

Getty Images By Rachel Murphy (@REMBostonsports) On Saturday night, the Bruins closed the book on their woeful struggle of a season after suffering a shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bruins received no help from the Buffalo Sabres, who were squaring off against the Pittsburgh Penguins. But really, how can you truly rely on the Sabres? It is no secret that the Sabres...
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Jack Edwards Discusses Bruins Firing Peter Chiarelli, Claude Julien’s Future

The Boston Bruins might look a whole lot different next season. The B’s shook things up at the end of the 2014-15 campaign after missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2007, firing general manager Peter Chiarelli along with three scouts. Chiarelli’s departure has raised questions about whether head coach Claude Julien will keep...
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Should the Bruins trade Milan Lucic this off-season?

The Boston Bruins have a tough decision to make on Milan Lucic. Photo: Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesI remember the first time I saw Milan Lucic in a Bruins uniform. It was back in his rookie year of 2007 and he was still wearing his old number 62. He came off a memorable junior hockey campaign with the Vancouver Giants where he led his team to a Memorial Cup as the team’s captain. He...
Via BruinsLife
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Bruins fire GM Chiarelli four years after Stanley Cup win

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli. The move comes after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years. It's just four seasons since the Bruins won the Stanley Cup; they returned to the NHL Finals two years ago. The statement from the team Wednesday said coach Claude Julien and the rest of his staff "will remain in place at this...
Via AP on Fox
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Boston Bruins: Fire GM Peter Chiarelli

Cam Neely, the President of the Boston Bruins, announced today Wednesday April 15th, that Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of General Manager position. Chiarelli had served as GM for the past nine seasons, as he was appointed the position May 26th, 2006. The time had come, the team has had its ups, and downs since Chiarelli first came into the GM position, but after this dismal...
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A need for a fresh start: Why Peter Chiarelli was fired by the Bruins

In a tenure that seemed to include its share of peaks and valleys, the good times exponentially outweighed the bad ones during Peter Chiarelli’s stint as general manager of the Boston Bruins. The B’s fired Chiarelli Wednesday morning, once again proving that pro sports has been, is and always will be a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately business. During Chiarelli’s […] The...
Via Along the Boards
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Peter Chiarelli Out As Bruins General Manager

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli was relieved of his duties on Wednesday morning by team President Cam Neely.
Via CLNS Radio
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Bruins fire general manager Peter Chiarelli

The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli, the team announced Wednesday. “We are grateful for Peter’s service to the Bruins organization over the last nine seasons,” Bruins president Cam Neely said in a statement. “His efforts undoubtedly helped the team achieve great success during his tenure and he helped restore the proud tradition of Boston Bruins...
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Boston Bruins: The clock has struck midnight

In the world that is Boston sports, losing simply isn’t a part of the culture. All four major sports teams are expected to make deep postseason runs and contend for titles year in and year out. The Boston Bruins stayed true to this code, making the playoffs each of the last seven seasons with Head Coach Claude Julien at the helm, however Saturday night that trend of success snapped...
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Bruins look ahead to next season after missing playoffs

BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli and coach Claude Julien say they're doing their jobs as usual despite their uncertain futures. For the first time in eight seasons, the Bruins missed the playoffs even though their 96 points were the most ever by a team that didn't reach the postseason. They lost their last three games and were eliminated on the final day...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Disappointing End For Bruins, Sox Open Home Slate.

Over the weekend, the Bruins capped off an extremely disappointing season in which they finished out of the playoffs. Major changes are ahead, be it in the front office, coaching staff, or roster. While the Globe has noted hockey guy Dan Shaughnessy shouting GET THEM GONE as it concerns Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien, others take a more measured view of the situation. GM, coach...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Who stays and who goes

A disappointing campaign came to an end for the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat of the Buffalo Sabres and the Bruins subsequent shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning assured that Boston would no make the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Frankly, an unacceptable loss for a team many had labeled as an Eastern Conference favorite. Instead of spending the...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Miss Playoffs, Lose In Season Finale

In a season full of disappointments, the biggest one of the Boston Bruins' 2014-15 season will continue through the next two months.
Via CLNS Radio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston GM says Bruins lack ‘killer instinct’

  Everybody associated with the Boston Bruins has some explaining to do.   The Bruins are outside the Eastern Conference playoff picture after Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers. Their second consecutive defeat, at the time of the season when good teams are supposed to be hitting their strides, prompted some strong words from general manager Peter Chiarelli...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Playoff Hopes All But Erased With 4-2 Loss To Panthers

All the Boston Bruins had to do was win one period of the next-to-last game of the regular season.
Via CLNS Radio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Marc Savard on the move?

Associated Press An interesting rumor has been going around that Marc Savard could be on the move this summer. Elliot Friedman was on Calgary’s Sportsnet 690 and reported the following (Transcript by Nichols on Hockey): “One of the things they’re looking at is trading Marc Savard. Now, for those of you who are unfamiliar, Marc Savard is never going to play again,...
Via BruinsLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards and Michael Felger are playing the feud

In sports media, rarely do we get afternoon drive host on play-by-play voice crime. But we got it in Boston last week when 98.5 The Sports Hub afternoon drive co-host Michael Felger got on NESN Bruins voice Jack Edwards. In a discussion on the Boston Bruins, Felger talked about right winger Brett Connolly and he called Edwards comments on him during a broadcast “laughable.” At...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins skaters competing for ice time, Connolly rewarded

The Boston Bruins have three games left to play, with every point that can be earned in the standings important. Claude Julien has been a bastion of stability, rarely straying from the regulars on the roster. There are games where it seems as though he is too loyal, skating his fourth-line players in crucial game […] The post Bruins skaters competing for ice time, Connolly rewarded...
Via Along the Boards
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Setting Up Their Pieces for the Playoffs

Niklas Svedberg #72 of the Boston Bruins leans back to make a save against Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers at the TD Garden on March 28, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images) Look at the Boston Bruins from a distance and you may see a team stumbling their way into a wild card playoff spot not knowing how they got there themselves...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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