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Myths busted in Bruins’ Game 1 victory

PITTSBURGH — Welcome to MythBusters, Steel City edition.

The run-and-gun Penguins, the most powerful offensive force in this year’s playoffs, laid themselves a big fat penguin egg Saturday night inside their home arena. Other than some very impressive flashes of run and gun, which led to 29 shots, they couldn’t find a way to beat Boston goalie Tuukka Rask — and then found various ways to beat themselves.

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