Recchi's success story inspires Bruins

Veteran forward hopes Boston can repeat Carolina's 2006 playoff journey

Updated: April 21, 2011, 1:29 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

MONTREAL -- In 2006, while playing for the Carolina Hurricanes against the Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Boston Bruins veteran forward Mark Recchi found himself and his teammates down 2-0 with the series headed back to Montreal. The Habs had beaten the Hurricanes 6-1 in the series opener and then 6-5 in double overtime, and seemed to be in command of the second-seeded Canes.

But then the Hurricanes went into the Bell Centre, stole Game 3 and never looked back, ...

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