Henrik Zetterberg in, Jimmy Howard out of Red Wings’ lineup

The Red Wings’ captain could return to action for the first time since February Thursday night.

Bruins notebook

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“You want to play in [their] face. I think that’s kind of our style,” said Marchand, who has ramped up his agitating in the postseason.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

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The Bruins are getting better, the Red Wings worse, and there was nothing about Boston’s Game 3 win that hinted that things are going to change.

NHL roundup: Blackhawks tie series with Blues

Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Blackhawks beat the Blues 4-3.

The Bruins face the Red Wings in Game 4 Thursday.

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Live updates | Bruins vs. Red Wings

Chat with Kevin Paul Dupont during Game 4

The Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont is hosting a live chat during Thursday’s Game 4 of the Bruins’ playoff series, plus we’ll have updates, photos and analysis.

Dougie Hamilton’s goal in Game 3 helped the Bruins pounce on the Red Wings.

Dougie Hamilton faring well in glare of NHL

Not yet 21, Hamilton is under a constant spotlight that few of his peers can understand. But he’s finding a way to succeed with the Bruins.

Patrice Bergeron

Patrice Bergeron finalist for NHL’s Selke Trophy

Bergeron is a finalist for the third straight season for the award that honors the NHL’s best defensive forward.

NHL playoffs: Bruins vs. Red Wings

Game 1: Red Wings 1, Bruins 0
Game 2: Bruins 4, Red Wings 1
Game 3: Bruins 3, Red Wings 0
Game 4: Bruins at Red Wings, April 24 8 p.m., NESN
Game 5: Red Wings at Bruins, April 26, 3 p.m., NBC
*Game 6: Bruins at Red Wings, April 28, TBA, NESN
*Game 7: Red Wings at Bruins, April 30, TBA, NESN
* = if necessary

Past Bruins games

Bruins lose Stanley Cup Final

SPECIAL SECTION

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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

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?