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Lockout can't stop Chris Bourque

Son of Bruins legend Ray is playing for Providence in hopes of making it to Boston

Updated: October 11, 2012, 11:43 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Chris Bourque knows all about pressure.

He's the son of Hall of Fame defenseman and Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque. Chris Bourque turned pro at age 19, and the 26-year-old forward is still trying to prove he can play at the NHL level.

The Bruins were slated to begin the 2012-13 season Thursday night against the Philadelphia Flyers, but due to the lockout, NHL rinks are dark as the league and the players' association continue to be at odds.

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