Rich Peverley, Bruins Agree on Three-Year Extension


Rich Peverley is going to call Boston his home for quite some time as the speedy forward and the Bruins have agreed on a three-year contract extension.

Peverley came to the B's in February of last season along with defenseman Boris Valabik from the Atlanta Thrashers for Mark Stuart and Blake Wheeler.

In 23 regular-season games with the Bruins last season, he notched four goals and three assists before scoring four goals and assisting on eight during the Bruins Stanley Cup championship run.

The 29-year-old Peverley has played in 276 regular season NHL games with Boston, Atlanta and Nashville and has 151 points on 60 goals and 91 assists. He currently leads the B's with two goals this season, playing on the team's second line with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand.

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