With defenseman Dennis Seidenberg  entering the last season of his contract, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Wednesday that getting a deal done to keep him in Boston is a high priority and that he’s been in contact with agent J.P. Barry.
“It’s pretty high,” Chiarelli said when asked how he’s prioritizing re-signing Seidenberg. “We’ve had discussions and we’ll figure something out there.”
The Bruins have often re-signed their players during the season (Rich Peverley , David Krejci , Shawn Thornton  among others), and Chiarelli has often tried to get players’ new deals done before they even enter the final season of their contract, as he did three years ago when he inked Zdeno Chara  and Patrice Bergeron  to new deals right before the start of the season.
Seidenberg, 32, is in the final year of a four-year, $13 million deal.
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