Found April 17, 2013 on NESN.com:

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“We are Boston. We are strong.”

That was the message that the city projected on Wednesday night during an emotional pregame ceremony before the Bruins-Sabres game, the first game played in Boston since the tragic events of Monday’s Boston Marathon.

After a video montage of scenes from the marathon played on the arena’s Jumbotron, anthem singer Rene Rancourt got part of the way through “The Star-Spangled Banner” before letting the TD Garden crowd take the lead.

The end result was an unforgettable moment that can’t accurately be put into words.

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