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10-23-2010, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by henrik4vezina30 View Post
Looking forward to tonight's game, don't get the Bruins hate though. They're probably the only Boston team I repsect. Original 6 team and I like the way they play. They're definitely better than the the Flyers, Penguins, Islanders, and Devils. They're a tough team, but not a goonish team a la Flyers. But whatever here's to a great game
They're better than the Islanders, but I don't think they are a better team than the Penguins, Flyers, and maybe Devils.
Historically the Bruins have been goons (Derek Sanderson) or goonish wannabes (Mike Milbury).
Hence the "Big Bad Bruins" hype and the mass exodus 1995-2008 because "the NHL doesn't have enough fighting and hitting."

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