Bruins Sign Two Forwards, Including Brockton Native Josh Hennessy

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Boston Bruins forward Josh Hennessy. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

Boston Bruins forward Josh Hennessy. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Bruins have signed forwards Josh Hennessy and Jamie Tardif, general managerPeter Chiarelli announced Tuesday.

Hennessy, a Brockton native, played for the Swiss club HC Lugano in 2010-11, scoring nine goals and 10 assists. He was originally drafted in the second round by the San Jose Sharks in the 2003 NHL draft.

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He  spent the 2003-04 season with the Cleveland Barons of the American Hockey League, where he earned Rookie of the Year honors. He was traded to the Ottawa Senators in 2006. In 20 NHL games, Hennessy has one goal and four penalty minutes.

The Bruins signed the 26-year-old to a one-year deal.

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Tardiff, who signed a two-year deal with the Bruins, was captain of the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL the past two seasons. The 26-year-old tallied career highs in goals (27), assists (27) and points (54) in 77 games played in 2010-11.

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