Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 6/11/13
The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are set to play for the greatest trophy in sports: the Stanley Cup. It’s the first Original Six matchup in the finals since 1979. The Bruins and Blackhawks are very similar teams with very little to separate them. It’s going to be a very entertaining series. And with puck drop just a day away, let’s take a look at how these two teams matchup. Forwards Just like the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bruins are facing some very talented and skill forwards. The Blackhawks deploy the likes of Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, and Patrick Sharp. The Bruins will have to be at their best to shut them down. Sharp, Hossa, and Kane are all tied for sixth in the NHL with 14 points in the playoffs. While Toews has just nine points so far, you can never be too careful with him. But unlike Pittsburgh, the Blackhawks have the depth to match the Bruins. Bryan Bickell has emerged during these playoffs, scoring eight goals and 13 points. Bickell has jus...
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