Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Chiarelli's Thoughts on the Free Agency Period, Tuuka Rask, and More

The Boston Bruins held a media conference call today with GM Peter Chiarelli, on the eve of the NHL Free Agent Period. Highlights-

What they have to do this year in free agency-
"We have to be cautious, there are going to be a lot of players available."

On Tuuka Rask-
"We're not anointing Tuuka as the number 2 (goalie)."
"He played well in Providence and he deserves a shot."

On signing the restricted free agents-
"We have room to sign our guys at what they’re asking tonight, but we’re not going to do it. That's a risk we're willing to take"

The full audio is below..



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