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Bruins ready for crucial battle vs. Habs

Boston looks to turn around struggles against Canadiens in season series finale

Updated: March 24, 2011, 5:45 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- It has been dubbed the Boston Massacre game.

On Feb. 9, 2011, the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens produced an epic Original Six battle that featured 182 minutes in penalties as gloves, sticks and blood littered the ice surface. In the end, the Bruins emerged with an 8-6 victory.

The Bruins are at their best when they play with that physical edge, and they proved it that night by completely beating up the Habs. It was another chapter added to an already impressive ...

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