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BOSTON -- This wasn't how Adam McQuaid had envisioned his season starting. After beginning last year as the Bruins' seventh defenseman, McQuaid earned his way into a regular role in the top his and his steady defensive work and physical play made him a key contributor in the club's Cup run. He was rewarded with a three-year, $4.7 million extension this summer that will keep him in Boston through 2014-15. But his first full season as a regular in the top six hasn't quite gone according to plan. He missed the season-opener when he was felled by flu-like symptoms, then...
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