Boston Bruins: Peter Chiarelli and Cam Neely: Do They Know What’s Best?

July 1st, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
With all the changes and adjustments that need to be made, a lot of Boston Bruins fans are asking President Cam Neely and GM Peter Chiarelli the similar question that was asked of former President Harry Sinden and former GM Mike O'Connell: do they know what is best for the Boston Bruins?

They ask this because of the recent history in the previous management, where they had a team of stars in Joe Thornton, Adam Oates, Ray Bourque, Bill Guerin, Brian Rolston, Mike Knuble, Nicholas Boynton, and Byron Dafoe.

During this time, the Bruins making the playoffs was all but certain. Then the wheels started to come off.

One by one, there were key players traded for little to no return at the beginning, and the Bruins were starting to become the team that "might" make the playoffs.

There were players such as Michael Nylander, Sean O'Donnell, Knuble, Rolston, and Sergei Gonchar in the 2003-04 season. O'Connell blamed owner Jeremy Jacobs for not signing the free agents. While this part could be true, it is the club's president and GM's role to get the job done. Where was Sinden in all of this?

The final straw was when Mike O'Connell tra ...

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