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Wade Redden acquired by Bruins

One day after adding the legendary Jaromir Jagr and his 1,679 career points to their front line, the Bruins returned with another “let’s go retro’’ move on Wednesday, adding former premier defenseman Wade Redden to their back line.

Jagr, 41, has plenty of game left, while Redden’s game faltered before it was placed in mothballs a few years ago. The former No. 2 overall draft pick, age 35, will join the Bruins after recently finishing a two-year hitch in Hartford of the American Hockey League, the Rangers convinced his assets were too spent and his paycheck too high to justify keeping him with the Broadway varsity.

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