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Bruins’ Kaspars Daugavins haunted by missed opportunity

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He had, perhaps, the freshest legs of anyone in a Bruins’ sweater, but Kaspars Daugavins wore the longest expression of anyone in the visitors’ somber dressing room at the United Center following a gut-wrenching 4-3 loss in triple overtime to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Daugavins accepted full culpability for failing to pull the trigger on the Bruins’ best chance to pull out a against the Blackhawks when he had a look at an open net, tried to drag the puck across the crease and wound up stumbling when Johnny Oduya came with a strong backcheck that disrupted Daugavins’ goalmouth bid against Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (51 saves).

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