The Boston Bruins reportedly have locked up two key pieces to their puzzle long-term.
TSN is reporting the Bruins agreed to terms Monday with forwards Chris Kelly and Gregory Campbell. Kelly's deal reportedly is for four years for a total of $12 million, while Campbell signed a three-year deal worth $4.8 million.
Kelly, 31, scored 20 goals and added 19 assists for 39 points in 82 games in 2011-12, his first full season in Boston. He was acquired from the Ottawa Senators in February 2011.
Campbell, 28, went 8-8-16 in 78 games last season. He was acquired from the Florida Panthers in June 2010.
Both Kelly and Campbell would have become unrestricted free agents on July 1.
Well, for me this one's concerning, the way we performed. Because three games in, playing a desperate team on the road, I was expecting something else than this. Right now, I'm just disappointed. The other games, I thought we did some things that you can build off your game. There wasn't a lot accomplished in tonight's game.
— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards after a 4-2 loss to the Sabres on Monday dropped Columbus to 0-3-0
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