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Shining in shadowy role

By Nancy Marrapese-Burrell
Globe Staff / January 25, 2006

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Bruins defenseman Hal Gill came into the league in 1997-98, the same season left wing P.J. Axelsson started his NHL career. Understandably, the fanfare was all about the No. 1 and No. 8 overall picks at the time -- Joe Thornton and Sergei Samsonov -- but Gill and Axelsson have shown a knack for being able to frustrate ... (Full article: 778 words)

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