Bruins sign coach Julien to contract extension

Posted by: MBR on Tue Jul 24th, 2012 8:02 am
Bruins sign coach Julien to contract extensionBOSTON — The Boston Bruins have signed coach Claude Julien to a multi-year contract extension.The deal comes a year after Julien led the team to the 2011 Stanley Cup championship — its first in 39 years.In five seasons with Boston, Julien has a record of 228-132-50. He is third in franchise history with 410 games coached and fourth in wins, trailing Art Ross, Milt Schmidt and Don Cherry.Under Julien, the Bruins have never missed the playoffs. They are 36-27 in the postseason since he arrived in 2007.He was the NHL's coach of the year in 2009.Julien also coached the Montreal Canadiens and New Jersey Devils. In all, he has a 347-218-14 record. ... nsion.html
Posted by: MBR on Wed Jul 25th, 2012 6:46 am
Cup-winning Bruins coach Julien gains contract extensionBy Jimmy Golen BOSTON — Just because the Boston Bruins are bringing back the core of last year’s team doesn’t mean they’re content to stand pat, general manager Peter Chiarelli said Tuesday after signing coach Claude Julien to a contract extension. “We feel that we’ve come a long way to keeping this critical ... read story: ... extension/