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Bruins give Claude Julien multi-year extension

The Bruins have signed head coach Claude Julien [1] to a multi-year contract extension.

Julien, the 28th coach in team history, has been with the team since 2007 and carries a record of 228-132-50 with the B’s, good for a .617 win percentage. He led Boston to its first Stanley Cup [2] championship in 39 years in the 2010-11 season.

The Bruins will hold a press conference Tuesday at noon to announce the signing.