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Stock market, memories keep old Bruin ticking

NANTICOKE, Ontario — Ron Murphy spent Friday like most days, in his motorized wheelchair, smack in the middle of his kitchen, keenly peering at the stock quotes on TV as they streamed across the bottom of the Business News Network telecast.

“That’s what I watch,’’ said the 80-year-old former Bruins winger, after a visitor asked whether he follows much NHL action these days. “I play the market — keeps me alive. Maple Leafs? Who are they?’’

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