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Claude Julien won’t reveal defensive lineup until game time

Boston Bruins' Matt Bartkowski (43) and Minnesota Wild's Matt Cooke, right, battle along the boards in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Bruins coach Claude Julien said his defensive choices Thursday against the Sabres will be a game-time decision.

Torey Krug (left) was skating on the Bruins’ No. 2 defensive pairing alongside Adam McQuaid prior to his injury Tuesday.

Torey Krug’s injury adds to Bruins’ problems

Krug is out 2-3 weeks with a broken finger, and Brad Marchand was hurt at practice.

Fluto Shinzawa | On hockey

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The Bruins should have been able to put away the reeling Wild, but instead allowed three third-period goals to Minnesota.

Seth Griffith goal evokes memories of Bobby Orr

The Bruins rookie’s second-period “flying” goal was a blast from the past for the Black and Gold.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Seth Griffith looks like good fit for Bruins

“It’s good to see him get two goals, especially goals like that, that he drives the net,” David Krejci said.

NHL great Gordie Howe suffers serious stroke

The 86-year-old legend has lost some function on one side of his body.

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final

SPECIAL SECTION

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bruins-big-7310-7365--90x90.jpg How it all fell apart for the Bruins

Look back on the NHL title series in which the Bruins fell to the Blackhawks in heartbreaking fashion.

Stanley Cup history

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC

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Examine the rewards that the champions of the NHL for the past half-century have earned as a Stanley Cup booty.

Bruins' championship history

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The 6 Stanley Cup banners in Bruins history

Will the Bruins add a seventh to this collection of Stanley Cup banners they have accumulated through the decades?