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Recchi: Claude’s not going anywhere

Even in good times, Mark Recchi [1] has been around long enough to know that no hockey coach has security – let alone when you’ve lost nine straight and are falling out of the playoff picture.

Still, the veteran Bruins forward doesn’t think Claude Julien [2] is going anywhere and he made that clear following Thursday’s 3-2 shootout loss to Montreal at TD Garden.

Recchi pointed to the Carolina Hurricanes [3] that got hot at the end of last season, a team that eliminated the Bruins in the second round of the playoffs in seven games.

He also used last year’s Stanley Cup [4] champion Pittsburgh Penguins [5] as an example, noting they went on a tear after they let their coach go. But he quickly realized what he said and clarified himself.

“Claude ain’t going anywhere,” Recchi said [6]. “He’s a great coach. But it’s there and we’re right there and if we keep playing like this, then that could happen. We could get on a big run.”