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Tuukka Rask (left) and the Bruins beat the Blackhawks 2-0 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, with Patrice Bergeron (right) scoring one of the goals.
Bergeron provided the game-icing goal in the second period when he slipped this shot past Chicago's Corey Crawford.
Daniel Paille, right, being congratulated by Tyler Seguin, scored the other goal for the Bruins.
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
It was a hard-hitting game, with Chicago's Patrick Sharp checked into the boards by Seguin in the first period.
Chicago's Andrew Shaw sent Boston's Chris Kelly over the boards in the first period.
Tuukka Rask turned away all 28 shots he saw from the Blackhawks.
Bruins fans saw their team win its seventh straight game at home. Boston hasn't lost at the TD Garden since the first round.
Before the game, family members of slain MIT police officer Sean Collier, who police say was killed by the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, waved the team flag on the ice.
The goal by Paille, collecting congratulations from his teammates, marked the second straight game in which he scored.
Bruins coach Claude Julien gathered his team for a strategy session in a timeout late in the game as the Bruins held off a Chicago power play and a 6-on-5 advantage.
Crawford and the Blackhawks exited the ice facing a 2-1 series deficit.
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