The Bruins have signed forward Milan Lucic to a three-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season.^BB
Tim Thomas has waived NMC. Would have expired on July 1. Teams near cap floor have inquired.
BOS agrees to terms with Chris Kelly on four-year, $12M deal and Gregory Campbell on three-year, $4.8M deal. AAVs of $3M and $1.6M.
They are not done yet, but Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell are closing in on new multi-year deals with BOS. Both are UFA on July 1. Point is, unless there is some unexpected last-minute hitch in final stages of negotiations, both will be back in BOS next season.
"You have to give them credit. Their organization, their coaching staff, they’re classier than that," Bruins head coach Claude Julien said. "They don’t do that. I don’t think that they’d send messages because they’re eliminated and go after a team and try to take away their chances. I don’t think they’d do that. I trust my knowledge of Lindy and his crew to be pretty accurate."
Happy St. Patrick's Day to BOS's Shawn Thornton. Has agreed to terms on a two-year extension worth $1.1M per year. #buysalottaguinness
To make roster space for the newly acquired players, the Bruins assigned Andrew Bodnarchuk, Carter Camper, and Max Sauve to Providence.