Bruins’ fourth line succeeds by embracing role

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On some clubs, there is a stigma of being on the fourth line. It is the landing spot of plugs, goons, and underachievers. The Bruins’ Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell, and Shawn Thornton do not worry about being fourth-liners.

“We don’t put a lot of stock into what we’re labeled,” Campbell said. “We just want to help the team in any way we can and be there. It’s providing energy and being hard to play against. Just really filling the role the coaching staff wants us to fill. We take pride in our job. We want to be the best at it as we can.”

In Game 3, the blue-collar boys played their game perfectly to create both of the team’s goals.

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