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Zdeno Chara comes up big for Bruins

As the previous steward of the Army Rangers jacket, the piece of clothing given to the most deserving player after each win, it was Patrice Bergeron’s duty to name its next wearer.

In the dressing room following the 3-2 overtime win in Game 1, Bergeron handed the jacket to his captain. Without Zdeno Chara’s 65-inch stick, Bergeron and Brad Marchand might not have gone off to the races for the winning goal.

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