NHL Rumors: Will Cam Neely Replace Claude Julien As Boston Bruins Head Coach?

December 22nd, 2010 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
The Boston Bruins are struggling, underachieving, and head coach Claude Julien might not be around to see if they become the team experts believed they would be before the season: A Stanley Cup contender.

The Bruins expected to contend for the Stanley Cup title in 2010, but underachieved mightily, barely making the playoffs as the sixth seed.

Following the 2010 NHL playoffs which ended in heartbreak, the Bruins made quality offseason moves, acquiring Nathan Horton from Florida, and drafting forward Tyler Seguin with number two overall selection in the 2010 NHL entry draft.

But 2011 has been a disappointment so far, and Bruins' president Cam Neely has not liked the Bruins' performance the past few weeks.

With the Bruins playing at a much lesser level than they're capable of, would Neely consider replacing current head coach Claude Julien?

Julien, who was hired as coach in 2007, has been criticized often during his tenure in Boston, and has been accused of playing a style of hockey that is not entertaining for fans and players.

Neely admitted the team's inconsistency is quite frustrating.In a NESN.com a ...

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