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Bruins’ defense took the night off

Casual hockey fans, this one was for you.

The Bruins stood within a goal Wednesday night of all but guaranteeing their second Stanley Cup in three seasons, but their stranglehold on Lord Stanley turned all butterfingered when Brent Seabrook’s slapper from above the right faceoff circle eluded Tuukka Rask and delivered the Blackhawks to a 6-5 overtime victory at the Garden.

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