Tested Bruins answer adversity again

Despite injuries to Krejci, McQuaid, Boston takes control of series

Updated: May 6, 2010, 11:40 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- It's clear now.

All the adversity the Boston Bruins faced during the regular season has only made them stronger. So strong, that despite losing two players in the first period of Game 3, Boston still found a way to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 en route to a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Bruins forward David Krejci and defenseman Adam McQuaid both suffered injuries in the first period and did not return.

Krejci dislocated ...

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