Found June 13, 2012 on Boston's Bettah:

Earlier today, Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli officially announced that he had signed both forwards Gregory Campbell and Chris Kelly. The Campbell signing went through without a hitch, but when Kelly’s contract was filed with the league, it was rejected.

What?

Peter Chiarelli addressed Kelly contract earlier today. He said he can’t make deal official until July 1 due to “payroll tagging” cap issue

— Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) June 14, 2012

Okay, so Kelly will get signed without a hitch, but the fact that it’s a salary cap issue doesn’t really bode well for the rest of the off-season for the Boston Bruins.

If you want a closer look at the Boston Bruins off-season issue, check out our friends at Day’s of Yorr.

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