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Boychuk takes pride in tough play

Updated: December 22, 2009, 6:00 PM ET
By Matt Kalman

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- One player who has to be glad to be back south of the border after the Bruins' road trip is Johnny Boychuk.

The rookie, whose ice time increased by a large margin during the three away games because of injuries to other players on the Bruins' back end, came under scrutiny for his tooth-rattling hit on Toronto's Matt Stajan on Saturday. Unfortunately for Boychuk, the Bruins' next stop was Ottawa on Monday, another city where you can't hide from the coverage of hockey.

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