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Chris Kelly close to returning to Bruins

On Thursday, Chris Kelly participated in his first morning skate since suffering a broken left tibia March 11. On Friday, Kelly will practice with his teammates at Ristuccia Arena. Later that day, Kelly will travel with the team to Montreal.

While Kelly might not return to the lineup on Saturday, he could play on Monday at TD Garden against Carolina.

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