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Rangers expecting an intense series with Bruins

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Forty years after the Rangers and Bruins last tangled in the Stanley Cup playoffs, they will finally meet again.

After opening-round Game 7 wins by each team this week, a spring rivalry that last saw Bobby Orr opposing Eddie Giacomin resumes. For hockey historians like the Rangers’ Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, this matchup needs no bonus billing.

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