Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 6/1/13

BOSTON - DECEMBER 02: Andrew Ference #21 of the Boston Bruins skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the TD Bank Garden on December 2, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Vincent Pugliese / Getty Images   It’s the match up that everyone had hoped for: Penguins vs Bruins. The two teams widely considered to be the best of the Eastern Conference are now meeting in the Conference Finals. There are many story lines that come along with this series. There’s the incident from 2010 in which Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke ended Boston center Marc Savard’s career with an elbow to the head, the Jarome Iginla trade in which Iginla turned down a trade to the Bruins and opted to go to Pittsburgh instead, the Brendan Morrow trade in which, like Iginla, Morrow turned down a trade to Boston and elected to be dealt to the Penguins instead, the little known tidbit that the Bruins originally wanted now Penguins General Manager Ray Shero to be their GM, but eventually hired Peter Chiarelli after negotiations with Shero broke down and he signed a contract in Pittsburgh, and there’s the everlasting incident in which Penguins forward Ulf Samuelsson ended Cam Neely’s career i...
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