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Kevin Paul Dupont

In clash of styles, Bruins find a new weapon

MONTREAL — Only time will tell us whether Thursday night was one giant step in Matt Fraser’s esteemed and lengthy Spoked-B career, or if on May 8, 2014, he simply became a delightful footnote, a fanciful and unexpected piece of trivia in Bruins history.

“Name the player called up that morning from the minors,” the quiz on the chalkboard behind the bar at The Fours might read a half-century from now, “who gave the Bruins a 1-0 overtime playoff victory at the Bell Centre.”

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