How the 2013 Stanley Cup finalist Bruins and Blackhawks were built


Chicago's Jonathan Toews (3rd) and Boston's Milan Lucic (50th) were taken in the 2006 NHL Draft.


Goaltender Tuukka Rask is proving to be one of Boston's best trade acquistions, and the price paid to Toronto wasn't steep.


GM: Peter Chiarelli -- Hired July 6, 2006, replacing interim GM Jeff Gorton; former Assistant GM and Director of Legal Relations for Ottawa Senators.

Coach: Claude Julien -- Hired June 21, 2007 replacing Dave Lewis. Former head coach of New Jersey Devils (2006-07) and Montreal Canadiens (2003-06)

Draft (7)

C Patrice Bergeron: 2nd Rd. (45th overall); 2003

C David Krejci: 2nd Rd. (63rd overall); 2004

LW Milan Lucic: 2nd Rd. (50th overall); 2006

LW Brad Marchand: 3rd Rd. (71st overall); 2006

RW Jordan Caron: 1st Rd. (25th overall); 2009

C Tyler Seguin: 1st Rd. (2nd overall); 2010

D Dougie Hamilton: 1st Rd. (9th overall); 2011

Trade (15)

G Tuukka Rask: From Toronto for G Andrew Raycroft; 6/24/06

D Andrew Ference: From Calgary with RW Chuck Kobasew for D Brad Stuart and C Wayne Primeau; 2/10/07

D Adam McQuaid: From Columbus for 2007 5th Rd. pick; 5/16/07

D Johnny Boychuk: From Colorado for Matt Hendricks; 6/24/08

LW Daniel Paille: From Buffalo for 2010 3rd Rd. pick; 10/20/09

D Dennis Seidenberg: From Florida with D Matt Bartkowski for RW Byron Bitz, RW Craig Weller, and Tampa Bay's 2010 2nd Rd. pick; 3/3/10

D Matt Bartkowski: From Florida with D Dennis Seidenberg for RW Byron Bitz, RW Craig Weller, and Tampa Bay's 2010 2nd Rd. pick; 3/3/10

C Gregory Campbell: From Florida with RW Nathan Horton for D Dennis Wideman, 2010 1st Rd. and 2011 3rd Rd. picks; 6/22/10

RW Nathan Horton: From Florida with C Gregoruy Campbell for D Dennis Wideman, 2010 1st Rd. and 2011 3rd Rd. picks; 6/22/10

C Chris Kelly: From Ottawa for 2011 2nd Rd. pick; 2/15/11

C Rich Peverley: From Atlanta with D Boris Valabik for RW Blake Wheeler and D Mark Stuart; 2/18/11

G Anton Khudobin: From Minnesota for D Jeff Penner and restricted free agent rights to F Mikko Lehtonen; 2/28/11

LW Chris Bourque: From Washington for C Zach Hamill; 5/26/12

RW Jaromir Jagr: From Dallas for F Lane MacDermid, F Cody Payne and conditional 2013 second-round pick; 4/3/13

D Wade Redden: From St. Louis for conditional 2013 7th Rd. pick; 4/3/13

Free agency (9)

C Mark Savard: Atlanta; 7/1/06 (on long-term injured reserve list)

D Zdeno Chara: Ottawa; 7/1/06

LW Shawn Thornton: Anaheim; 7/1/07

C Carter Camper: Miami University, CCHA; 4/7/11

D Torey Krug: Michigan Stare, CCHA; 3/25/12

G Niklas Svedberg: Brynas IF Gavle (Swedish Elite); 3/29/12

D Aaron Johnson: Columbus; 7/18/12

LW Jay Pandolfo: NY Islanders; 2/12/13

C Carl Soderberg: Linkoping HC (Swedish Elite); 4/13/13

Waivers (1)

LW Kaspars Daugavins: Ottawa; 3/27/13



Patrick Kane was drafted first overall in 2007 ahead of notable first rounders James van Riemsdyk and Logan Couture

GM: Stan Bowman -- Hired July 14, 2009, replacing Dale Tallon. Former Blackhawks Director of Hockey Operations and Special Assistant to the General Manager (2000-09).

Coach: Joel Quenneville -- Hired Oct. 16, 2008, replacing Denis Savard. Former head coach of Colorado Avalanche (2005-08) and St. Louis Blues (1996-2004).

Draft (12)

D Duncan Keith: 2nd Rd. (54th overall), 2002

D Brent Seabrook: 1st Rd. (14th overall), 2003

G Corey Crawford: 2nd Rd. (52nd overall); 2003

C Dave Bolland: 2nd Rd. (32nd overall); 2004

LW Bryan Bickell: 2nd Rd. (41st overall); 2004

D Niklas Hjalmarsson: 4th Rd. (108th overall); 2005

C Jonathan Toews: 1st Rd. (3rd overall); 2006

RW Patrick Kane: 1st Rd. (1st overall); 2007

RW Ben Smith: 6th Rd. (169th overall); 2008

C Marcus Kruger: 5th Rd. (149th overall); 2009

LW Brandon Saad: 2nd Rd. (43rd overall); 2011

RW Andrew Shaw: 5th Rd. (139th overall); 2011

Trade (7)


Marian Hossa's quest for the Cup took him to Pittsburgh and Detroit before he finally won it with Chicago in 2010.

LW Patrick Sharp: From Philadelphia with RW Eric Meloche for F Matt Ellison and 2006 3rd Rd. pick; 12/5/05

D Nick Leddy: From Minnesota with D Kim Johnsson for D Cam Barker; 2/12/10

RW Viktor Stalberg: From Toronto with C Philippe Paradis and LW Chris DiDomenico for RW Kris Versteeg and rights to LW Bill Sweatt; 6/30/10

RW Michael Frolik: From Florida with G Alexander Salak for RW Jack Skille, RW Hugh Jessiman and RW David Pacan; 2/8/11

D Johnny Oduya: From Winnipeg for 2013 2nd-Rd. and 3rd-Rd. picks; 2/27/12

G Henrik Karlsson: From Calgary for 2013 7th-Rd. pick; 1/21/13

C Michal Handzus: From San Jose for 2013 4th Rd. pick; 4/1/13

Free agency (8)

RW Marian Hossa: Detroit; 7/1/09

D Ryan Stanton: Moose Jaw, WHL; 3/12/10

LW Brandon Bollig: St. Lawrence -- ECAC; 4/3/10

RW Jamal Mayers: San Jose; 7/1/11

LW Daniel Carcillo: Philadelphia; 7/1/11

G Ray Emery: Anaheim; 10/3/11

D Sheldon Brookbank: Anaheim, 7/1/12

D Michal Rozsival: Phoenix;

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