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Sullivan's a perfect fit

The addition of Mike Sullivan to the Bruins was one of the worst kept secrets in hockey. And a good move for the Bruins.

Updated: June 24, 2003, 11:33 AM ET
By Barry Melrose | Special to ESPN.com

Finally, one of the worst kept secrets in the NHL is out of the bag: Mike Sullivan is the new coach of the Boston Bruins. Sullivan had experience with the Bruins last season as an assistant and already has a relationship with some of the players.

This move should be a perfect fit for the Bruins.

At 35 years old, Sullivan's not far removed from his playing days and will be able to relate to his players. With such a young team, this should be quite an asset. There will be pressure because ...

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