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With Bruins-Canadiens, it’s fighters vs. floppers

It’s fighters versus floppers, grinders versus goaders, enforcers versus embellishers.

For the 34th time in National Hockey League history, the hated Montreal Canadiens stand in the way of the Boston Bruins’ march to the Stanley Cup. But when the league’s most storied rivalry resumes Thursday night at TD Garden, the story is as much the history of why we hate the Canadiens.

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