Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, June 19 that Assistant Coach Geoff Ward has resigned. Ward will join the Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany as head coach. The 2013-14 season was Ward's seventh with Boston after joining the Black & Gold on August 1, 2007 as part of Head Coach Claude Julien's coaching staff. Ward joined the B's staff after 12 years of coaching experience at the OHL (Kitchener & Guelph) and AHL (Hamilton Bulldogs) levels in addition to two previous head coaching stints in Germany. Ward was also a member of the coaching staff for Boston's 2011 Stanley Cup Championship team.