No matter who replaces Chiarelli, Neely and Jacobs are going to be the ones to credit with success or blame for failures in the years ahead.
With regard to head coach Claude Julien, team president Cam Neely said that the next general manager will decide the coach’s fate.
Taking a year off from competing is just not going to be acceptable. But that shouldn’t tarnish the memory of what Chiarelli accomplished.
After a disappointing campaign that resulted in the Boston Bruins missing the postseason, the team fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday.
Torey Krug would probably rather be in a deep playoff run in the NHL, but the Bruins defenseman gets a pretty cool consolation prize.
The season may have ended in disappointment for the Boston Bruins, but that doesn’t mean the team didn’t make its fair share of highlights along the way.
The Bruins played this season as though they were entitled. The players all but confirmed their inability to exercise a killer instinct on Monday.
Boston Bruins players were taking the blame for their failure of a season on Monday, and hope to get another shot with the same core next year.
Zolak & Bertrand heard from the voice of the Boston Bruins, Dave Goucher, Monday afternoon to sort through what was a disappointing season and start planning ahead for the future.
“The job uncertainty, the questions surrounding us, it’s part of the job.”