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Bruins' president Neely praises GM Sweeney for 'fantastic job'

Bruins fans have had a lot to say about Don Sweeney during his first few months as the Boston GM, but not much of that has been good. Sweeney's most offensive move for Bostonians was trading away prized young defenseman Dougie Hamilton for draft picks, then seemingly wasting his three first-round picks on prospects many in Boston did not want. He created further uproar on Twitter...
Via Fox Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely Excited About NHL’s 3-On-3 Overtime Rule Change (Video)

The National Hockey League recently announced a significant rule change that left one Boston Bruins executive very excited. Bruins president Cam Neely was overjoyed to hear of the NHL’s change to a new 3-on-3 format for overtime, which he hopes will eliminate a majority of shootouts determining regular season games. He caught up with NESN’s Sarah Davis in Las Vegas earlier this...
Via NESN.com
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: Philadelphia Flyers (BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO)

  Week one of our community draft is in the books.  Here is how it looks: TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina HurricansjaschiffNoah Hanifin...
Via The Pensblog
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Bruins Seeking Compensation From Oilers For Peter Chiarelli

BOSTON — Bruins president Cam Neely confirmed Wednesday that his team is seeking compensation from the Oilers after Edmonton hired Peter Chiarelli as team president and general manager last month. Chiarelli was fired by the B’s on April 15, but they still are owed a second-round draft pick as compensation under the terms of the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement. The Oilers don’t...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Head Coach Claude Julien’s Fate Remains Uncertain After New GM Hire

BOSTON — The Bruins have found their next general manager in Don Sweeney, and one of the most important decisions he will make in his first year on the job is determining the fate of head coach Claude Julien. Julien — the longest-tenured coach in the NHL with Mike Babcock joining the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday — signed a multi-year contract extension with Boston in...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins hire Don Sweeney as new GM

Don Sweeney played eight season with the Bruins from 1988-2003The wait for a new GM following the firing of Peter Chiarelli is finally over, as on Wednesday the Boston Bruins promoted assistant GM, Don Sweeney to become the eighth General Manager in team history.Sweeney wore the black and gold sweater for fifteen years and was an assistant captain. Following the end to his playing...
Via BruinsLife
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bergeron backs Sweeney as GM, fans not so sure

The Bruins ended speculation about the direction of their front office on Wednesday morning when they named Don Sweeney as the team's new general manager, and Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron was one of the first Bruins to show his support for the move. "I'm really happy for Don," Bergeron told ESPN's Joe McDonald. "I have seen how hard he has worked to get this opportunity and I...
Via Fox Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins elevate Sweeney to general manager position

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins have elevated Don Sweeney to general manager. Sweeney has spent the past six seasons as the assistant general manager and takes over for his former boss, Peter Chiarelli, who was fired last month after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years and four years after a Stanley Cup championship. Bruins President Cam Neely says in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins elevate Don Sweeney to general manager

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Bruins have elevated Don Sweeney to general manager. Sweeney has spent the past six seasons as the assistant general manager and takes over for his former boss, Peter Chiarelli, who was fired last month after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years and four years after a Stanley Cup championship. Bruins President Cam Neely says in a...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Neely Wanted Julien Fired In January

According to a report from Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet New England, Bruins president, Cam Neely, wanted head coach, Claude Julien, to be fired in the beginning of January. 
Via CLNS Radio
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Hockey Guys
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Boston Bruins Still Have ‘A Good Group Of Core Players’

BOSTON — The Bruins are coming off a disappointing season in which they missed the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since the 2006-07 campaign. After firing general manager Peter Chiarelli and three scouts Wednesday, one of the next items on the offseason agenda is figuring out what changes must be made to the roster to improve the team’s chances of competing for a Stanley...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Bruins Will Consider External And Internal Candidates For Next GM

The Boston Bruins need a new general manager after they fired Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, and the search for the next guy will include candidates from within and outside the organization. “Obviously we’re going to have both internal and external interviews to replace Peter’s role as General Manager,” Bruins president Cam Neely said Wednesday at a press conference. “The...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Owner Jeremy Jacobs Gives ‘Full Support’ On Peter Chiarelli Decision

The Boston Bruins announced Wednesday morning that they had relieved general manager Peter Chiarelli of his duties. Following an afternoon press conference with team president Cam Neely and CEO Charlie Jacobs, Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs released the following statement regarding the Chiarelli decision: “Peter Chiarelli has done a tremendous job for the...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Next GM Will Decide Claude Julien’s Fate As Bruins Head Coach

BOSTON — The Bruins made a few organizational moves Wednesday by firing general manager Peter Chiarelli and three scouts. One person whose future remains uncertain is head coach Claude Julien. Bruins CEO Charlie Jacobs and team president Cam Neely said at a press conference Wednesday that Julien’s future with the club will be decided by the next general manager. “It hasn...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Press Conference Live Stream: G.M. Peter Chiarelli Relieved Of Duties

After nine years as general manager of the Boston Bruins, Peter Chiarelli was relieved of his duties Wednesday. Bruins CEO Charlie Jacobs and president Cam Neely will hold a press conference at TD Garden to discuss the move with the media. Watch the press conference LIVE below starting at 3 p.m. ET. Thumbnail photo via Jerry Lai/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Boston Bruins...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Fire GM Peter Chiarelli

AP PhotoBoston Bruins President Cam Neely announced today that the team has relieved Peter Chiarelli of General Manager duties. Neely and Bruins Chief Executive Officer Charlie Jacobs will hold a press conference to further discuss the news at 3 PM.Chiarelli was named GM in 2006 and served the club for nine seasons. Under Chiarelli, the team won a Stanley Cup in 2011, a President...
Via BruinsLife
April 15, 2015  |  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
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Bruins’ OT Loss Vs. Ducks Was ‘A Man’s Game’ (Video)

The Boston Bruins might not have gotten the result they wanted in Thursday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks, but Cam Neely liked what he saw from his team. The Bruins president stopped by “Bruins Face-Off Live” prior to Saturday’s game against the New York Rangers, where he spoke highly of his team’s effort in the latest loss. While frustration is obviously setting...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Bruins Will Upgrade Roster At Trade Deadline ‘If There’s An Opportunity’

The NHL trade deadline is just six days away and the Boston Bruins will look to upgrade their roster if the right deal can be made. “I believe our team is better than we’re playing, our current team,” Bruins president Cam Neely said Tuesday during his weekly radio appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger & Mazz” show. “Obviously with David (Krejci) out, that...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely Growing Frustrated With Bruins, Is ‘Disappointed’ With Effort

Cam Neely has just about seen enough. The Boston Bruins president is starting to get pretty frustrated with his team’s play, arguably the Black and Gold’s worst and most uneven stretch of hockey since Neely assumed his current position in June of 2010. Neely broke his recent silence in an interview with The Boston Globe on Tuesday, and he let it be...
Via NESN.com
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: High Expectations From Management, Fans Keep Bruins Going (Video)

If the Boston Bruins didn’t have as many eyes on them, they might have thrown in the towel a while ago. But thanks to some tough love from general manager Peter Chiarelli, CEO Charlie Jacobs and, of course, the fans, the B’s won their third straight game Saturday and are playing better overall. “When we have the ability to spend what we do — not...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli: Bruins ‘Still Treading Water And That’s Not Acceptable’

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has just about seen enough. The Bruins are coming off arguably their worst game of the season — no small feat given how 2014-15 has played out so far — and all indications are that Chiarelli is looking to retool his roster. Until he’s able to make any sort of a move, though, he can only wait and see if...
Via NESN.com
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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