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Bruins Encounter Hotel Issues As Stanley Cup Final Begins
Published June 12, 2013
With the first Stanley Cup Final matchup of Original Six franchises since Canadiens-Rangers in '79, the series is "gift wrapped in a bow for a league still trying to recover from a bitter lockout." Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said, "The tradition of the Bruins and the 'Hawks is special. I think it's good for the league. ... Two great hockey markets" (AP, 6/10). The TORONTO SUN's Rob Longley writes the "compelling matchup" could "make everyone forget about the ridiculous lockout" (TORONTO SUN, 6/12).