By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz)
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With the lockout shortened regular season now in the books, a brand new season now begins: the postseason.
For the Bruins, the clean slate of a new season should benefit them. A team that stumbled over themsleves at the end of the regular season now has a chance to flip the proverbial switch that many believe they have. They will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The young and hungry Leafs, a team that has been the butt of many jokes for nine seasons, are a young and hungry team. The series has many storylines; the most talked about storyline, however, is the infamous (or, in the eyes of Boston fans, famous) trade that sent young winger Phil Kessel from Boston to Toronto in exchange for three draft picks that have turned out to be Tyler Seguin, Jared Knight, and Dougie Hamilton. Kessel is the hottest player on either team right now, having scored 10 goals and seven assists in his ...