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Bruins face a process of elimination in Game 6 vs. Toronto

Boston-5/10/13-Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Game 5 quarterfinals- The Bruins bench looks on with seconds left in the game, trailing 2-1. Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)
Even when they made their magical run to the Stanley Cup in 2011, the Bruins were forced to go to Game 7 to win three of their four playoff series. (John Tlumacki/Globe StaffCredit: The Boston Globe

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The Bruins reported to TD Garden Saturday morning for practice, returning to the crime scene of Friday night’s 2-1 loss to the Maple Leafs in Game 5.

There were plenty of things to go over before the team’s afternoon charter flight to Toronto, where it now hoped to end the series in Game 6 Sunday night.

“I mean, for sure, our plan was to close it out [Friday night],’’ said Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, who logged 28:01 of ice time in Game 5. “But we don’t like [making] things easy, it seems like. You can go back however many [elimination] games and series, we just seem to like to always make it tight, a little more harder on ourselves.’’

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