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Stanley Cup champion Bruins re-sign defenceman Adam McQuaid to 3-year deal

BOSTON – The Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins have re-signed defenceman Adam McQuaid to a three-year contract extension that would keep him in the fold through the 2014-15 season.

The Bruins also signed minor league forward Craig Cunningham to an entry-level contract, and defenceman Zach McKelvie to a one-year deal.

McQuaid, 24, played in 67 games in his first full season with Boston, scoring three goals with 12 assists and 96 penalty minutes. His rating of plus-30 was best among rookies and fifth overall in the NHL.

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McQuaid had four points and 14 penalty minutes in 23 games as the Bruins won their first Stanley Cup title since 1972.