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BHN Exclusive: Bruins Asked Krug, Coyle to be Leadership Core (BHN+)



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In June after the Boston Bruins departed for the summer while licking their wounds from the crushing Game 7 Stanley Cup Final loss, the organization made a few affirmations clear to Charlie Coyle and Torey Krug. The Bruins made placed the honor and burdens of leadership upon each and asked each to be key members of the team’s future leadership core.

NHL sources told Boston Hockey Now Bruins general manager Don Sweeney imparted his hopes to Coyle and Krug in their exit interviews. Sweeney has also made sure any teams inquiring about either player know Krug and Coyle are not currently not available.

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With 20 years of experience (SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, ESPNBoston, NESN,, etc.) covering the Bruins, the NHL, NCAA and junior hockey and more, Jimmy Murphy’s hockey black book is full of Hall of Famers, current players, coaches, management, scouts and a wide array of hockey media personalities that have lived in and around this great game. For 17 of his 20 years as a hockey and sports reporter, Murph covered the Bruins on essentially a daily basis covering their victorious 2011 Stanley Cup run and their 2013 run to the Final as well. Murphy has hosted national and local radio shows and podcasts and also has experience in TV as well.

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