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Claude Julien leads Bruins with simple style

Coach commands unique respect from his players

The way Claude Julien sees it, he has been fired as Bruins coach five times in six years. At least that’s what his heated critics on talk shows and blogs have demanded.

They thought he should have been dismissed three years ago after the Bruins squandered a three-games-to-none lead over the Philadelphia Flyers and then a 3-0 lead in the seventh game of that Eastern Conference semifinal at home. Or again last year when his defending champions went out in the first round to Washington.

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