Chris Kelly returns from broken leg

This is a summary. To read the whole story subscribe to

Twenty-two games out of uniform was quite long enough for Chris Kelly.

The Bruins’ center was activated from injured reserve and returned to the lineup Tuesday against Florida.

Kelly started the game on the fourth line between Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton. The No. 3 line of Daniel Paille, Carl Soderberg, and Loui Eriksson remained together for the third straight game.

“It’s a good time for him to come in now,” said coach Claude Julien. “We’ll let him work his way in slowly.”

Full story for subscribers.

Get the full story with unlimited access to

Just 99 cents for four weeks.