Claude Julien: ‘I remain hungry’

The Bruins on Tuesday afternoon made formal their multi-year contract extension for coach Claude Julien, though general manager Peter Chiarelli refused to reveal terms of the new deal.

“I love the organization, and I love the city — I couldn’t ask for a better situation,” said the 52-year-old Julien, discussing his new pact during a noon media conference inside TD Garden. “I remain hungry.”

His yearning, noted Julien, is a desire to win another Stanley Cup for the organization that he has now coached for five seasons. In 2011, he led the club to its first Cup since 1972.

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Julien stressed a number of times during the 30-minute conference the need for a coach to adapt, to share a mutual respect with his players, and forever to keep learning on the job.

“You evolve every year as a coach,” he said. “Most of the guys who know it all are retired.”

Julien had one season remaining on a three-year deal. It’s likely the new pact will add at least three, perhaps four years to that deal.