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Bruins 4, Canucks 0

Bruins overtake Canucks in Game 7 to claim Stanley Cup

Hockey regains prestige as Boston claims first title since 1972

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — For too long, hockey has been a punch line in Boston.

While the Red Sox, Patriots, and Celtics lifted their trophies and rode in their Duck Boats, the Bruins were the perpetual jokes — Charlie Brown, Larry Fine, and Bozo wrapped into one.

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