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Mike Emrick’s call during Bruins game really hit home

In the days following Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon, it was not difficult to find sounds and images from around the sports world that attempted to offer heartfelt support and consolation to our staggered city.

Two that stood out among the sympathetic gestures: The Canadiens’ decision to turn down the lights for a moment of silence before their game with the Flyers Monday night. And the symbolic gesture of playing of “Sweet Caroline’’ after the third inning at Yankee Stadium (among others around Major League Baseball) Tuesday night.

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