Found March 30, 2012 on BruinsLife:
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by Kirk R Douglas (@Kd136Kirk)<span style="font-family: "Leelawadee","sans-serif"; font-size: 9.0pt; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi;">Last night the Bruins lost in the shoot out tothe desperate Washington Capitals. The B’s did well to get a point with a lategoal from Andrew Ference.  However a darkcloud hangs over this game as solid defensemen Adam McQuaid was injured on apunishing hit by Jason Chimera. Chimera was tossed from the game and the Bruinswent on a five minute power play.  Theman advantage has been a sore spot for the Bruins and once again it let themdown, as they only recorded 3 shots on net during the five minute extra mansituation.  It turned out to be theironly power play during the game and once again it was a huge opportunity lostby the Bruins.<span style="font-family: "Leelawadee","sans-serif"; font-size: 9.0pt; mso-bidi-fo...
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