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Reports: Andrej Meszaros traded to Bruins from Flyers

Andrej Meszaros traded to Bruins from Flyers

Andrej Meszaros Bruins Flyers Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros was dealt from Philly to Boston just prior to the 3 p.m. trade deadline Wednesday. Credit: Getty Images

Philadelphia defenseman Andrej Meszaros was traded from the Flyers to the Bruins just prior to the 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline Wednesday in exchange for a third round draft pick, according to multiple reports.

Meszaros was a teammate of Bruins captain Zdeno Chara for Team Slovakia in the Sochi Olympics and Philly.com reported earlier this month that the B's leader gave Boston GM Peter Chiarelli a nudge in the direction of landing the 6-foot-2, 223-pound Meszaros. Meszaros was likely deemed expendable by Philadelphia after the Flyers acquired Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Meszaros recorded five goals, 12 assists and was a plus-1 this season with the Flyers.

Boston has sought another defenseman since Dennis Seidenberg tore his right MCL and ACL in late December.

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