BOSTON (CBS) — A pair of Stanley Cup champions is now officially on the Bruins’ staff.
Chris Kelly and Adam McQuaid, who were part of the 2011 Cup-winning Bruins team, were announced as members of the organization on Friday.READ MORE: SportsLine Week 2 AFC West Picks: 'We'll See The Broncos Play A Very Clean Game,' Says SportsLine's Larry Hartstein
Kelly, 40, was named an assistant coach. McQuaid, 34, was named the player development coordinator.
The Bruins also announced that Ryan Mougenel has been named head coach of the Providence Bruins.READ MORE: NFL Week 2 AFC East Preview: 'Wasn’t That Last Week The Miami Dolphins Beat The New England Patriots, The Patriots Beat Themselves,' Says CBS Boston's Steve Burton
Kelly has worked in the player development coordinator role for the Bruins for the past two years. He played parts of 14 seasons in the NHL, including five and a half years with the Bruins. He was acquired by Boston during the 2010-11 season and worked on the third line with Rich Peverley and Michael Ryder, scoring five goals and registering eight assists for 13 points in 25 playoff games during the Cup run.
Kelly will work on Bruce Cassidy’s staff, after Jay Pandolfo left the organization to coach for his alma mater, Boston University.MORE NEWS: Jonnu Smith (Hip) Added To Patriots' Injury Report
McQuaid was originally drafted by the Blue Jackets but was traded to the Bruins organization before making his NHL debut. He spent the first nine years of his career with Boston, playing in 462 regular-season games and 68 playoff games. He spent time with the Rangers and Blue Jackets before a neck injury ultimately led to his retirement from playing.