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Sports

Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins, Blackhawks provided a thriller

CHICAGO — On and on they played.

It was like one of those dance marathons from the Depression Era. The Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks couldn’t settle things in the standard three periods in the first game of the Stanley Cup Final. Then they couldn’t score a deciding goal in a first overtime. Or a second overtime.

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