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Bruins GM hated to trade Colborne

It was one of the most difficult chats Peter Chiarelli has ever had with a player.

It was Feb. 11, and Chiarelli had just dealt highly-touted prospect Joe Colborne to the Maple Leafs along with a first-round and a conditional second-round draft pick in exchange for veteran defenceman Tomas Kaberle.

During his tenure as general manager of the Boston Bruins, Chiarelli had informed plenty of players they were moving on. Distasteful or not, it goes hand-in-hand with the job.

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