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Five takeaways from Game 3

Thornton's impact, Thomas' vindication and what Horton's injury means for Seguin

Updated: June 7, 2011, 8:32 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- There is plenty to take away from the Boston Bruins' dominating 8-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals, but we'll do our best to narrow it down to the top five things we learned about this team:

1. Thornton sets the tone and the Bruins follow his lead: Shawn Thornton played his first game since Patrice Bergeron returned to the lineup in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals and immediately provided the spark head coach Claude ...

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