Originally posted on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 5/24/12
If you are like Bruce Garrioch and had former Ottawa Senator Chris Kelly on your shortlist of players who you would like to see the organization pursue when the clock strikes noon on July 1st and the NHL free agent market opens, news that the Bruins are currently renegotiating with Kelly will dampen your mood. Per the Boston Globe’s Fluto (Fluto!!!) Shinzawa: Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli is negotiating with Chris Kelly to re-sign the alternate captain. Kelly is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. “He’s a good, versatile player who had a career year,” Chiarelli said. “He’s a veteran who won a Cup. That’s hard to replace. He’s told me he wants to stay.” Kelly is coming off a four-year, $8.5 million contract. The 31-year-old would require a raise to re-sign with the Bruins. If Kelly reaches the open market, Ottawa might be interested in bringing back the former Senator. Kelly’s primary residence is in Ottawa. If Kelly’s looking for a raise from his...
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