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Gregory Campbell could have gotten a chance to play a bigger role elsewhere. Probably could have earned a bigger paycheck, too. But the veteran center knows he's got a pretty good thing here in Boston, and he was more than happy to sign on for another three years with the Bruins. "You know, there are a lot of considerations when you're in this situation," Campbell said on a conference call announcing the deal Wednesday. "It's the first time that I was kind of scheduled for unrestricted free agency, and so there's a lot of things that go through your mind,...

With Chris Kelly, Gregory Campbell Back in Fold, Bruins Confident Keeping Core of Club Together Will Pay Off

The 2012-13 Bruins are going to look an awful lot like the 2011-12 Bruins. That has been made clear with the re-signings of centers Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell this week on the heels of forward Daniel Paille's extension earlier this month. That could also be a concern considering those 2011-12 Bruins were ousted from the playoffs in the opening round. But the 2012-13 Bruins...

Chris Kelly signed then not signed, wait until July 1st

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 ...

Dougie Hamilton Expected to Crack Top Six Defensemen for Bruins Next Season

Bruins' general manager Peter Chiarelli has had a busy offseason so far. And it's not about to stop anytime soon. Chiarelli just re-signed centers Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell this week, following the re-signing of forward Daniel Paille. With Tim Thomas still committed to sitting out the season, the Bruins must now look to re-sign goalie Tuukka Rask as the primary netminder...

Lavoie's 'Kelly contract rejected' tweet all smoke

File under: WTF?Renaud Lavoie of RDS is reporting Chris Kelly's contract has being rejected by the NHL. NHL reject Bruins Chris Kelly 4 years / 12 million contract. Cap issues for the Bruins right now. — Renaud P Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) June 14, 2012 This makes no ******* sense since Chiarelli said the Bruins and Kelly have just agreed to the new contract in principle and...

Bruins Probably Won't Trade David Krejci to Join Intense Zach Parise Bidding War and Other NHL Thoughts

The Bruins continued to put the pieces of next season's roster together this past week, and the picture taking shape from that puzzle is a familiar one. Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell reached deals on new contracts to stay in Boston, and Campbell even got to sign his. Kelly will have to wait until July 1 due to some salary cap complications, but will remain in Black and Gold...

Tyler Seguin Staying at Wing Remains Best Course for Bruins After Solidifying Strength Down Middle

The Bruins maintained their depth down the middle with the re-signings of centers Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell, but those moves will also keep another key Bruin from making a move to the middle, at least for the foreseeable future. With David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron already locked in as the centers of the top two lines and now Kelly and Campbell back to center the third and...

Does the Bruins Philosophy Work For You?

The question is a simple one in theory, but the more you think about it, the more complex it becomes: Does the Boston Bruins philosophy work for you? Think about that for a moment. Take away the 2011 Stanley Cup Championship. Take away the playoff exit to Carolina, Philadelphia and Washington. Don't let emotions get in the way of your critical thinking. Erase any emotional and...

Flashback Friday: Boston Bruins Win 2011 Stanley Cup

Good evening folks. Today is a very special Flashback Friday for one major reason… One year ago today the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup! It was one of the most exciting Stanley Cup Finals in recent history. Words can not express how amazing this day was so I’ll let the video do the talking… Can’t wait for next season! Thanks for REACTING and come back tomorrow! - Zach Braga

Jonathan Quick, Tim Thomas and Terry Sawchuk Have Turned in Some of the Top Goaltending Performances in Stanley Cup History

It's been a pretty good millennium for the goaltenders' union so far, at least as far as the Stanley Cup playoffs are concerned. Netminders have won five of the 11 Conn Smythe Trophies handed out to the NHL postseason MVP since 2001, including each of the past two years. Those last two performances by Tim Thomas in 2011 and Jonathan Quick this spring have been among the most...

(Video) 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs Montage

There are a lot of story lines from the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs - the defending Stanley Cup Champions went out in the first round with hardly a whimper. The Bruins found out that their all world goalie Tim Thomas had probably played his final game with the Boston Bruins. The unlikeable team in the NHL the Vancouver Canuncks were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round...

Bruins Sign Kelly and Campbell

                      Kelly scored a career high 20 goals last season. ESPN reported this morning that the Boston Bruins have re-signed forwards Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell.  Both players are extremely important to the team and solidify the bottom two center positions.  Both were set to be free agents on July 1, but fortunately the Bruins did not let it get that...
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