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Stanley Cup Today: Following loss, Bruins will not practice

Posted by Zuri Berry, Boston.com Staff  June 13, 2013 08:04 AM

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The Bruins will not practice Thursday after losing to the Blackhawks, 4-3, in triple overtime of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

It was the fifth-longest game in Stanley Cup history.

The team will make coach Claude Julien and select players available for comment at 3:30 p.m.

The Blackhawks will make coach Joel Quenneville and select players available to speak at 2:30 p.m.

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Links from Chicago

Chicago Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton writes that Andrew Shaw, who scored the game-winning goal, was in the right moment at the right time.

Also from the Tribune, video of Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford's comments on Game 1.

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander writes that utilizing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on different lines was beneficial for the Blackhawks' win.

And Sun-Times columnist Rick Morrissey writes that the Blackhawks' win provides the kind of hockey that was good for the overall game.

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What you may have missed

Couldn't stay up to watch the triple OT defeat, watch the highlights in agony here.

Kevin Paul Dupont and Steve Silva break down Game 1 right here.

Silva and Boston.com's Alan Miller and Ed Medina also had plenty of video of the postgame interviews. Here's a list:
Bruins
Claude Julien
Tuukka Rask
Tyler Seguin
Kaspars Daugavins
Milan Lucic

Blackhawks
Patrick Sharp
Corey Crawford
Dave Bolland

On BostonGlobe.com, Dupont writes that the Bruins now face an uphill battle.

Also on BostonGlobe.com, columnist Dan Shaughnessy gives his take on the thriller.

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Hot on social

Of course, this tweet came just a few short hours after President Obama was in Boston to stump for Senate hopeful Ed Markey.

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What's coming

We're still going strong with live coverage today on Boston.com. Stay tuned for analysis in our live blog today, where we'll be covering the media availability this afternoon.

We'll have Boston Sports Live streaming from Chicago at noon.

Also, expect another episode of Championship Today.

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