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Milan Lucic has hometown advantage

Updated: June 1, 2011, 12:25 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Maybe it's fate that brought Milan Lucic back home for the Stanley Cup finals.

Game 1 between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks is Wednesday at Rogers Arena, only miles from where Lucic grew up playing hockey. He was drafted by the Bruins in 2006 and won a Memorial Cup with the Vancouver Giants in 2007. The player Lucic is most compared to, Bruins president Cam Neely, grew up in nearby Comox, British Columbia, and started his NHL career with the Vancouver ...

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