Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe reported in his weekly Hockey Notes column that veteran winger P.J. Axelsson is close to signing a multi-year contract with another NHL team. Axelsson has spent more time in a black & gold uniform than any other current Bruin. The PK specialist has spent his entire NHL career with the Bruins organization after being drafted in the 7th round of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He has played 797 regular season games and 54 playoff games over the corse of 11 seasons with the Bruins.