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Chris Kelly good fit for second line

Updated: May 11, 2011, 3:21 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- When the Bruins returned to the ice Monday for practice without leading playoff scorer Patrice Bergeron, who is out indefinitely with a mild concussion, coach Claude Julien had forward Chris Kelly slotted at center between Bergeron's regular linemates, Brad Marchand and Mark Recchi.

While Julien alluded to Kelly's two-way game as a reason he could step into the pivot on the second line and mesh with Marchand and Recchi, another reason is Kelly's past playoff experience.

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