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Neely's imprint on Bruins' turnaround

Updated: June 1, 2011, 10:08 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning were minutes away from Game 7 when I came across Cam Neely in the halo of TD Garden. He was nattily attired in a suit and tie, fitting the bill in his new role as president of the Bruins.

For those of us who chronicled his illustrious career as both a prolific goal-scorer and one of the most rugged and physical players ever to pull on that spoked B sweater, it was hard not to picture him as No. 8 in our program, the embodiment ...

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