Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has a new contract.
The job is the same as it used to be.
The Bruins signed Chiarelli to a contract extension on Thursday that would keep him in Boston through the 2017-18 season. He said on Friday that he is proud to have taken the Bruins to the Stanley Cup Finals twice in the past three years. And his goal is to have them competing for the NHL championship every year.
Chiarelli, 49, will enter his eighth season with Boston when training camp opens next month. The Bruins have qualified for the playoffs in six of his first seven years, compiling a 50-35 postseason record and winning the Stanley Cup in 2011.
In all, Boston is 291-187-62 under Chiarelli.
Advertisement

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Toews & Co. rounding into form On Friday, the Blues showed center Patrik Berglund the money. Will they make Central Division rival Chicago pay the price tonight?
Thumbnail East barn-burner on tap in nation's capital Connor McDavid has already accomplished a great deal during his brief career. But can the 20-year-old wunderkind power Edmonton past the league-leading...
Thumbnail New York still has work to do down the stretch The Rangers’ recent power-play drought is well-documented. Nonetheless, special teams issues certainly haven’t curtailed New York’s charge up the...
Thumbnail Gibson and Co. in need of bounce-back effort Fans and pundits alike raised their eyebrows when the Bruins relieved coach Claude Julien of his duties on Feb. 7. Now, though, any and all apprehension...
Thumbnail Stastny should give Note a jolt Over the weekend, St. Louis suffered an expected loss to one of the Eastern Conference’s bottom-feeders. Will Mike Yeo’s bunch regain its groove against the markedly...

NHL Team Pages