Found September 06, 2013 on NESN.com:
Gregory Campbell‘s toughness could be defined in just one photo, but that doesn’t mean he’ll slap his John Hancock on it. It’s been three months since the Bruins forward broke his ankle blocking a slapshot in the Eastern Conference finals against the Penguins. In those three months, the Legend of Soupy has rightfully grown as the gritty forward gained the eye of the hockey nation for the toughness and dedication he showed by staying on the ice and finishing his shift despite the brutal injury. Now that he’s back in Boston and back in the public eye, skating at captains’ practices with his teammates, Campbell is perhaps getting a little more attention from the Black and Gold faithful than he’s used to. Not that he hates it, but he’d rather move on from the ordeal and be known as something more than some hero who broke his leg. “I’d rather get attention by helping the team win and raising the Cup rather than getting hurt and breaking my leg,” he told friend of NESN DJ Bean of WEEI.com...
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