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Steve Levy beats NHL drum at ESPN

So far during the Bruins’ Stanley Cup Final matchup with the Blackhawks, regulation time has been a rarely heeded suggestion, the first 60 minutes a warmup act for the sudden-death drama of overtime.

Three of the four games have gone to extra time, with the opener requiring three overtimes before it was settled. Only Game 3, a 2-0 Bruins victory, did not provide bonus hockey.

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