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Bruins sign Wheeler
Posted By DJ Bean On July 30, 2010 @ 10:21 am In General | 1 Comment
After having to wait extra long to find out what his 2010-2011 salary would be Thursday, Bruins right wing Blake Wheeler ‘s $2.2 award was agreed to Friday morning by the Bruins.
‘It is never a pleasant experience for either side to go to arbitration,’ Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said. ‘However, as a manager, you know that the player will be under contract for the following year either way. We talked to Blake before and after the hearing and we are satisfied to have a good, young player under contract for another year.’
In Wheeler the Bruins retain a young forward who has averaged just under 20 goals in his first two NHL  seasons. The 6-foot-3 winger scored 18 goals and 20 assists for 38 points last season.
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