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Stanley Cup Finals Preview: Blackhawks versus Bruins

The Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks are set to square off in the first Original Six finals match-up since 1979. The Blackhawks, who were heavily favorited to go all the way after starting the season with points in their first 24 straight games, had a difficult time in the semi-finals against the Red Wings but were able to recover and skate their way into the finals for the second time in four years and face a tough, streaking team in the Boston Bruins. (Photo Credit: onesecondleft.com)

Bruins Remember Defense: Shutdown Toronto

Boston Bruins 1, Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Oh there you are Bruins defense!  Boston played the solid defense we all know they are capable of in their first shutout of the season against the Maple Leafs Saturday night.  James Reimer played amazing for the Leafs, earning him the first star of the game.  Tuukka Rask's twelfth career shutout earned him the second star and the only player to score, Chris Bourque, the third.

As mentioned in the preview, this game was all about the new kids.  The third line must have heard all of the criticism and really stepped up.  Rich Peverley to Chris Kelly who tossed a perfect pass which landed bullseye on Bourque's...