Bruins deal for Sens' Chris Kelly

Updated: February 16, 2011, 3:16 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli recently said he would be active prior to the NHL trade deadline Feb. 28, and he made his first deal Tuesday night when he acquired centerman Chris Kelly from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Boston's second-round pick in the 2011 draft.

Chiarelli announced the deal after Boston's 4-3 loss at home to Toronto on Tuesday night. The Bruins are tied with Montreal atop the Northeast Division.

"It was important to get this one done. ...

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