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B's team effort trumps superstar Pens

Blue-collar Boston back in Cup finals after sweeping high-powered Pittsburgh

Updated: June 8, 2013, 2:49 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- It was fitting, actually, that a third-line defenseman who simply puts his head down and does his job, a strong, physical, no-frills Bruin who excels in solid fundamentals, would be the one to shut the door on the skilled, star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins.

You know, the team that departed with more superstars than wins in the Eastern Conference finals.

The Boston Bruins swept those heavily favored Penguins to the curb on Causeway Street on Friday night and are headed to ...

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