Found July 25, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Claude Julien
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien received a multi-year extension Tuesday, as Peter Chiarelli looks to keep the core of the 2011 Stanley Cup team together. Chiarelli said that Julien's flexibility has made him the perfect man for the job. "Throughout his tenure here he's shown the ability to adapt," the Bruins general manager said. "He has a very, very disciplined team, and that's again a testiment to his coaching." Julien expressed his excitement to be returning to the Bruins, also hinting at the possibility for some young players to impact the returning core group in the upcoming season. Check...

Claude Julien's Evolution As a Coach Has Made Him an Indispensable Part of Bruins Core and Made Extending Him an Easy Decision

BOSTON -- Claude Julien came to Boston five years ago with some question marks on his resume. Since his arrival, he's provided the right answers to help lead the Bruins back to a level of prominence in the NHL and on the city's sports landscape that they have not enjoyed in decades. For that reason, signing Julien to the multiyear extension formally announced on Tuesday stands...

Claude Julien Has Brought Stability and Success to Bruins with Longevity Rarely Seen in NHL

With a freshly signed multiyear extension to remain behind the Bruins bench, Claude Julien is poised to enter some rarieied territory in the NHL coaching ranks. Julien has already spent five seasons in Boston, with one more to go before the extension announced on Tuesday kicks in. He stands third all-time in franchise history with 410 games coached and fourth with 228 wins. If he...

Bruins sign coach Julien to multiyear extension

Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien has agreed to a multiyear extension, the team announced Tuesday. Julien, 52, was entering the final year of a three-year extension he signed in 2009, but the Bruins avoided in any uncertainty in his final year of the contract by giving him an extension. Terms of the deal were not released, but the Boston Herald said it is believed to be a three...

How times have changed: Claude Julien gets extension

Julien deserves this contract extension It is amazing how time and success can change the way people view a person.  Claude Julien is a prime example.  Boston fans can have itchy trigger fingers when it comes to coaches they don't like.  Julien was roundly criticized and many called for his firing in the same season that his team won the Stanley Cup. For instance, take a...

Bruins extend head-coach Claude Julien

Boston Bruins’ head coach Claude Julien will be able to afford more snappy hats now with a fresh new contract A couple of years ago, everyone was calling for Boston Bruins’ head-coach Claude Julien’s head. There was even a vocal #FireClaude on Twitter mid-way through the 2010-11 season. Now the Boston Bruins are giving him a contract extension. It’s amazing what winning the...

NESN to Air Claude Julien's News Conference Live at Noon ET on Tuesday

Bruins head coach Claude Julien isn't going anywhere anytime soon. On Monday, the B's announced that Julien and the club have agreed to a multiyear contract extension. General manager Peter Chiarelli and Julien will meet with the press on Tuesday, July 24, at noon ET in the Will McDonough Press Room at TD Garden. NESN will be airing the news conference live. Claude Julien...

Bruins Sign Julien To Extention

Yesterday afternoon (or evening?) the Bruins sent out an e-mail saying that they have reached a multi-year deal with current coach Claude Julien. Claude was going into a lame duck year (that means the last year of his contract) and I think it was smart by Bruins management to lock him up. I'm not saying that Julien is one of the best coaches in the NHL, but there would be a team...

Watch Claude Julien's News Conference Live on (Video)

The Bruins and head coach Claude Julien have agreed on a contract extension. Julien, who led the Bruins to a Stanley Cup win in 2011, will address the media alongside general manager Peter Chiarelli on Tuesday at noon ET. has a live stream of the news conference, which can be seen above.

Video: Claude Julien's excited to be back with the Bruins

Claude Julien wants to win another Stanley Cup and believes he can with this group.

Bruins extend Julian

The Boston Bruins have signed their head coach to a new contract. Julien lead the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup championship during the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, July 23, that the club has signed Head Coach Claude Julien to a multi-year contract extension. Chiarelli and Julien will speak to media...

Video: Peter Chiarelli announces Claude Julien extension

Claude Julien Has Full Confidence in Tuukka Rask Taking Over As Starter, Doesn't See Tim Thomas Sitting Out As 'An Issue'

BOSTON -- The Bruins have gone to great lengths to keep the bulk of the core of their 2011 championship team together, including the signing of head coach Claude Julien to a multiyear extension. But there is one key member of that Cup-winning squad who won't be around any longer. That was of his own choosing, not the Bruins' decision. But regardless of the reasons for Tim...

Nathan Horton 'Cleared for Contact,' Expected to Be Ready for Start of Season With Bruins

BOSTON -- The Bruins formally announced the signing of coach Claude Julien to a new multiyear extension in a press conference at the Garden on Tuesday, but the good news wasn't confined to who will be behind the bench. There was also positive news to report for the players Julien will have at his disposal in the coming season, with general manager Peter Chiarelli offering optimistic...

Travis Yost: Northeast Division Thoughts: Praise, Questions, and Concern

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Boston Bruins -- The nature of a fan base spoiled by regular success is to overreact at the first hint of something negative. New York Yankees fans (self included) are a case study in the above. When news broke last night that head coach Claude Julien signed a multi-year extension, I was expecting a pretty unanimous assessment of the...
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