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