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Bruins’ Ryan Fitzgerald following dad’s NHL path

At the 1986 NHL entry draft, a 19-year-old from Billerica arrived at the Montreal Forum cautiously optimistic. He wore a white shirt with a silver tie.

Tom Fitzgerald knew he’d likely go in the first round. But with each announcement, Fitzgerald’s shoulders tensed.

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