Many fingerprints on Bruins roster

When colleague Nancy Marrapese-Burrell got some thoughts from former GM Mike O’Connell on the current state of the Bruins, it was a reminder that many individuals in hockey operations have been involved in assembling today’s roster. O’Connell, interim GM Jeff Gorton, and current boss Peter Chiarelli, along with their respective crews, have taken different approaches to team building.

Following is a breakdown of who was in charge when each player was drafted, signed, or acquired via trade:

Paille/Chiarelli
Bergeron/O’Connell
Recchi/Chiarelli
Lucic/Gorton
Krejci/O’Connell
Satan/Chiarelli
Sobotka/O’Connell
Savard/Gorton
Ryder/Chiarelli
Wheeler/Chiarelli
Begin/Chiarelli
Thornton/Chiarelli
Chara/Gorton
Boychuk/Chiarelli
Hunwick/O’Connell
Wideman/Chiarelli
Ference/Chiarelli
McQuaid/Chiarelli
Rask/Gorton
Thomas/O’Connell
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