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Sports, for as complex that we like to make them with over-the-top analysis and advanced statistics and everything in between, are kind of simple at their root. More often than not it’s the better, deeper team that comes away the victor. That’s no more apparent than in the playoffs, especially the Stanley Cup playoffs. Sure, a hot goalie can steal a game or a series or even an entire postseason, but the deepest, most talented teams find success most often. That’s why the Bruins are moving on and the Rangers are going home for the summer. The Bruins were the better team for the majority of the five games, and that’s why they’re moving on. They were not only more talented, but they were much deeper. It was clear to all who watched, and it ended up being the difference-maker in the series. One of the key storylines entering the series was how the Bruins would respond to the absence of three veteran defensemen in Dennis Seidenberg, Andrew Ference and Wade Redden. Their injuries forced t...
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