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Bruins Notebook

When things got edgy, Bruins got sharper

WASHINGTON - The Bruins are most effective when they’re emotionally engaged and playing with bite. In Game 3 against Washington, they submitted their edgiest performance yet.

After a third-period save by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, Milan Lucic took on a phalanx of Washington penalty killers who believed he treaded too close to their puck-stopper. Karl Alzner mocked Lucic for crying. After the final whistle, a scrum broke out when Washington’s Nicklas Backstrom drove his stick into Rich Peverley’s face.

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