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Wheeler, Campbell file for arbitration

Posted By DJ Bean On July 5, 2010 @ 5:18 pm In General | 1 Comment

Agent Matt Keator has confirmed to WEEI.com that Bruins left wing Blake Wheeler [1] filed for arbitration before Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline. The Boston Globe was the first to report the story. Center Gregory Campbell [2] also filed, as he was on the list of players to elect the process [3] by the NHLPA Monday night.

Though Wheeler and Campbell both filed, a possibility still exists that the team could reach agreements with the forwards before their respective arbitration hearings, as the team did last summer with Matt Hunwick.

Defenseman Mark Stuart [4], the other Bruin eligible for arbitration, did not file, as Keator, who represents both Stuart and Wheeler, indicated that the two sides felt they were close enough to reaching a one-year deal that filing wouldn’t be necessary.

Wheeler had 38 points this past season for the Bruins, scoring 18 goals while playing in all 82 games.

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[1] Blake Wheeler: http://media.weei.com/hockey/blake-wheeler.htm

[2] Gregory Campbell: http://media.weei.com/hockey/gregory-campbell.htm

[3] list of players to elect the process: http://www.nhlpa.com/News/Media-Releases/Details.aspx?R=1E52ADDA-1463-4FCC-9857-880687AB2234

[4] Mark Stuart: http://media.weei.com/hockey/mark-stuart.htm

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