Bruins have simply been better team

Series is more about Boston's successes than Pittsburgh's failures

Updated: June 7, 2013, 1:36 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- In the spring of 1997 the Philadelphia Flyers cruised through the first three rounds of the playoffs, winning each series in five games.

The Flyers arrived in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in a decade with the expectation, at least externally, that they would cruise through a Detroit Red Wings team that had been remade before the season and featured five Russian players playing prominent roles.

They didn't.

In fact, after being crushed ...

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