Claude Julien a rock for Bruins

Positioned to win another Cup, underappreciated coach can do no wrong

Updated: June 18, 2013, 3:46 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- If you carved the Mount Rushmore of Boston's recent championship coaches into stone, Claude Julien would occupy the space chiseled for Teddy Roosevelt.

Washington would be too majestic, Lincoln too contemplative, Jefferson too cerebral. But like the president who once declared "Speak softly and carry a big stick," Julien knows how to make his voice resonate when he wants to deliver a message.

He also clearly prefers rough riders to powdered ...

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