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If the Bruins want to win, they have to start scoring

So, the best is yet to come. Be thankful that they are in the playoffs. For lack of anything else to say, or hope, that’s what the Bruins were leaning on when they left the Garden Sunday night, fresh from another frustrating, hair-pulling, head-shaking, mind-blowing 60 minutes of trying to sink a round chunk of vulcanized rubber into a 24-square-foot rectangle.

“We’ve just got to bear down,’’ said coach Claude Julien, trying to demystify the mystification and frustration of his club’s lost offense, often because of good shots/scoring chances that never make it to the net.

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