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NESN adds Leah Hextall as newest reporter

As the Bruins schedule on NESN melts away — collateral damage of the ongoing NHL lockout — the network has done a nice job hustling to provide viewers a hockey fix , especially with the re-airings of broadcasts from the 2011 Stanley Cup run.

But while Bruins fans pine for the return of real live hockey games (where have you gone, Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley?), it surely won’t go unnoticed that the network has added a rather familiar hockey name.

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