Bruins get Recchi from Lightning

Updated: March 4, 2009, 7:22 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins, who entered deadline day tied for the best record in the NHL, added two pieces for their playoff push.

The Bruins acquired Mark Recchi and defenseman Steve Montador in separate deals on Wednesday. Both are expected to be in uniform for Thursday night's game against the Phoenix Coyotes, when Boston will try to reverse a skid in which it has lost eight of 11 games.

"To get picked up by a first-place team is really nice and comforting. It's a team that thinks ...

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