Discussion

Bruins solid from top to bottom

Return to Cup finals validates front office, players as among NHL's elite

Updated: June 11, 2013, 4:22 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Whether or not the Boston Bruins win the 2013 Stanley Cup, this organization should be considered among the elite franchises in the NHL.

With president Cam Neely, general manager Peter Chiarelli, coach Claude Julien and, most importantly, the players, the Bruins have become a perennial championship-caliber hockey club. The 2011 Stanley Cup title was no fluke. This team is built on character and knowing how to play Boston Bruins hockey.

When the puck drops for Game ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Better Late Than Never
    In his 12th and perhaps final preseason drive, Tom Brady looked sharp in directing the Pats to a score in a game they went on to win.

MORE NHL HEADLINES