Bruins get D Corvo from Carolina for 4th rounder

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BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins acquired defenseman Joe Corvo from the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday for a fourth-round pick in next year's draft.

Corvo scored 11 goals with 29 assists last year.

In eight NHL seasons, Corvo has 79 goals and 179 assists. He has played for the Hurricanes, Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators and Los Angeles Kings.

A 6-foot-1, 210-pound defenseman, Corvo was originally drafted by the Kings in the fourth round of the 1997 draft.