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CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Game 7 the only way to end Bruins-Canadiens

MONTREAL — It’s fitting that a series that had a controversy over the squirting of a water bottle would end up being completely draining.

Call it fate or a term more familiar to the folks here, a fait accompli, but there was no way this Eastern Conference playoff series between the Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens wasn’t going to Game 7. Animosity and destiny forged the inevitable.

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