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Thank you, Peter Chiarelli, and farewell.
Thank you, Peter Chiarelli, and farewell.
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Polish the old crystal ball, and cross your fingers. Peter Chiarelli is no longer the Bruins' GM.

  • Help Wanted: General Manager. [WEEI]

  • The timing of the announcement is... interesting. [DeadSpin]

  • Making successful roster tweaks would really have helped Peter Chiarelli 's case to keep his job. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • What to do, WHAT TO DO? Speculation on Adam McQuaid 's and Carl Soderberg 's futures. [SpectorsHockey]

  • Soderberg reports that the Bruins are his first choice, but is he theirs? [NESN]

  • Milan Lucic is facing a degree of uncertainty. [WEEI]

  • One player has immediate plans, Torey Krug has been invited to play for Team USA. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • As Claude Julien invited us to do, compare and contrast the 2010-11 Starley Cup Chanpiars team to this 2014-15 bunch. It looks like Peter Chiarelli was right. [BostonHerald]

  • A successful team is better than the sum of its parts. This year's Bruins... not so much. Have a look at player (and GM and head coach) grades. [BostonHerald]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • It isn't just your imagination, NHL goalies are improving in agility and technique, which is making them much harder to beat. [BostonHerald]

  • Random notes- Not so fast! Scoring has not fallen, Maple Leafs are up in the air, and no, the reports of  the demise of Corsi are greatly exaggerated. [PuckDaddy]

  • This outstanding cartoon covers the storied history of the Stanley Cup. [TheNib]

  • Of these Top 10 game-changing moments in the (post expansion) NHL playoffs, two feature the Bruins. [TheHockeyNews]

  • Here's a quick guide to Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage on TV, complete with the channels and who will be in the booths. [SportsIllustrated]

  • Crunching statistics in hockey may only be catching up to where baseball and basketball are, but they're coming on strong. Here are notes from the Hockey Analytics Conference. [Forbes]

  • One hockey apparel retailer began online and has really hit stride: Sauce Hockey is a big success story in Arizona. [AZCentral]

  • Look out, CWHL, the new NWHL is bringing two new things to the table for women in professional hockey. [NewYorkTimes]

  • The secret behind (former Providence Bruin) Peter Laviolette's sucess? Self-assurance and motivating players. [TheTennessean]

  • The firing of Ted Nolan by the Sabres has one other unintended consequence for the NHL. [TheColorOfHockey]

  • I hear ya barkin', Pants... predicting the Eastern Conference playoff results. [WhatsUpYaSieve]

  • What issues might be front and center in the next collective bargaining agreement? Roberto Luongo 's former situation may prompt one.  [SpectorsHockey]

  • In this gallery of rookie performances of note in the NHL Playoffs, one Bruin's will resonate not only for scoring, but for agitating. [SportsIllustrated]