Horton's G. Howe hat trick lifts B's

Updated: March 17, 2013, 1:24 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Beginning in the 2010-11 Stanley Cup season for the Boston Bruins, defenseman Andrew Ference created a postgame tradition by giving a teammate a lucky item after a victory.

The vintage Bruins jacket, bought on eBay by Ference, became legendary that season, a staple of the team's championship. It was retired and given to then-veteran Mark Recchi, who also retired. Recchi had it framed and now it hangs in the Bruins' locker room.

During the 2011-12 season, it was a massive ...

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