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Peter Chiarelli puts an end to Kovalchuk rumors

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