Boston forward Justin Florek raced down the ice past Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom.

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Boston forward Justin Florek raced down the ice past Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom.

Bruins center Gregory Campbell.

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Bruins center Gregory Campbell.

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara and Jonathan Ericsson of the Red Wings.

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Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara and Jonathan Ericsson of the Red Wings.

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien screened Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.

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Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien screened Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.

Center Ryan Spooner.

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Center Ryan Spooner.

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien gestured from behind the bench.

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Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien gestured from behind the bench.

Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya got tangled with Boston forward Jordan Caron.

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Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya got tangled with Boston forward Jordan Caron.

Bruin Loui Eriksson hooted after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets in overtime.

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Bruin Loui Eriksson hooted after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets in overtime.

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask blocked a shot from Winnipeg Jets forward Olli Jokinen.

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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask blocked a shot from Winnipeg Jets forward Olli Jokinen.

Forward Brad Marchand.

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Forward Brad Marchand.

Bruins defensemen Adam McQuaid and Torey Krug with Detroit Red Wing Jordin Tootoo.

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Bruins defensemen Adam McQuaid and Torey Krug with Detroit Red Wing Jordin Tootoo.

In June, Chicago's Dave Bolland scored the game-winning goal in the final minutes of Game Six to end Boston’s season. The Bruins have been rebuilding since.

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In June, Chicago's Dave Bolland scored the game-winning goal in the final minutes of Game Six to end Boston’s season. The Bruins have been rebuilding since.

Bruins primed to go for Cup again

After a fast and stunning Game 6 loss to the Blackhawks, the Bruins shook off, shook up, and prepared for another run.

Cam Neely, Peter Chiarelli, and Claude Julien.

Bruins’ front office takes charge

Cam Neely, Peter Chiarelli, and Claude Julien, a somewhat eclectic bunch brought together in a span of less than 18 months, heavily shape the team’s strategy.

Two-time 50-goal scorer Jarome Iginla took an unsual route to end up in Black and Gold; the Bruins weren’t his first choice at the trade deadline, but they were by season’s end.

Iginla still has burning desire for Stanley Cup

Jarome Iginla wanted to bring a Cup to Calgary, but when it was time to move on, he went with winners — first the Penguins, and now the Bruins.

NHL Preview 2013-14

New conferences offer West slight advantage

Because the Eastern Conference has two more teams, 57 percent of the Western teams will qualify for the playoffs, versus 50 percent of the Eastern clubs.

The Stanley Cup on display in the Great Hall at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Who will win NHL’s new divisions?

Globe hockey writers’ predictions who this year’s top teams will be.

Goaltender and former Bruin Tim Thomas, now with the Florida Panthers.

Tim Thomas, Tyler Seguin worth a watch on new teams

Globe beat writer Fluto Shinzawa’s list of players with the best and worst contracts, and other things to keep an eye on this season.

More Bruins

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/90x90bruinslogo.jpg Bruins’ schedule, results

Keep track of games to come and look back at Globe coverage of this season’s games.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/rings-4383--90x90.JPG 50 years of Stanley Cup rings

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

Bruins' championship history

GRAPHIC

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?