Report: NHL rejects deal between Bruins, Kelly
The NHL has reportedly rejected the four-year deal between the Boston Bruins and forward Chris Kelly due to cap issues, according to Renaud P Lavoie of RDS.
Kelly's proposed deal with the Bruins was for$12 million over four years.
Kelly, 31, joined the Bruins in a trade from Ottawa in 2011. He had spent six full seasons with the Senators prior to the trade. Kelly recorded a career-high 39 points in 82 games with Boston last season. He also had a plus/minus rating of +33, which was tied for third in the league.