The first buyout period commences today and will remain open for two weeks. According to GM Peter Chiarelli, the Bruins will not buy out any existing contracts.
In 2010-11, the Bruins will clear the $1,383,333 they carried the last two years because of Glen Murray's buyout following the 2007-08 season. The Bruins will have one more year of Peter Schaefer's $766,667 buyout. They will receive a $41,667 credit on Patrick Eaves's buyout.