Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli put an end to the rumors that the Bruins are in the mix to to trade for Ilya Kovalchuk. Chiarelli appeared on Felger & Massarotti on 98.5 The Sports Hub this afternoon and implied that the Bruins will not actively pursue Kovalchuk.
"I continue to make calls, I know our fans are clamoring for me to do something....I don't want to make a deal just for the sake of making a deal. There's 1 player that everybody is talking about...and I'm not gonna do it"
- GM Peter Chiarelli via the Twitter page of Marc Bertrand of The Sports Hub