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Bruins pregame notes: Big storm coming with Hurricanes

Posted On: Dec 3, 2019   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

The Bruins swept away the upstart Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference Finals last season.
Since then, the Hurricanes have responded with a strong start to the season, maybe against expectations. They're stopping pucks, and while their streaks have been inconsistent, they've found a way to be in playoff positioning as a wild card if the season ended today.
The Bruins, of course, have climbed to the top of the NHL overall with 43 points, tied with the Capitals - but with a game in hand - for the most in the NHL.
Even without Patrice Bergeron the past week-plus, the Bruins offense has played well, coming from behind in three straight contests, including on Sunday night against the Canadiens. Of course, they'd love to play with a lead and avoid such dramatics, but points are points, especially still relatively early in the season.
But with Bergeron out, getting those points are important too. David Krejci has done an admirable job working with David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand on the top line, but still, the...

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