Claude Julien steadied Bruins' ship

Updated: October 5, 2011, 2:03 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Mark Recchi, along with fellow former Bruins Shane Hnidy and Michael Ryder, was with the team Tuesday night to receive his Stanley Cup ring. He will stay in Boston until Friday so he can be here when the Bruins raise their 2010-11 Stanley Cup banner prior to the season opener against the Flyers Thursday night at TD Garden.

As far as Recchi is concerned, there would have been no rings or banner if not for Claude Julien. In fact, Recchi had a message for all those who doubted ...

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