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Recchi excited to be back in Boston

Updated: June 28, 2010, 5:41 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

On Friday, Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed a report that the organization and veteran forward Mark Recchi agreed on a one-year deal worth $1 million base salary plus performance bonuses.

On Monday afternoon, the team made the announcement official.

"My first run, I went two weeks ago and about halfway in I thought about retiring," Recchi said. "But I love playing, so why not play as long as I'm enjoying it?"

Recchi, a 42-year-old veteran of 21 NHL seasons ...

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