Peter Chiarelli fills Bruins' needs

GM didn't complete blockbuster trade, but put his team in position to succeed

Updated: April 3, 2013, 10:22 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- With so many teams still in playoff contention in the lockout-shortened season, it wasn't surprising when Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli did not pull off a blockbuster deal prior to Wednesday's NHL trade deadline.

Short of landing star-studded trade chip Jarome Iginla last week after the future Hall of Famer decided he wanted to play with Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, Chiarelli accomplished what he wanted to in attempting to improve the Bruins for ...

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