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Monday, June 24, 2013

Bruins, Blackhawks Race For The Stanley Cup

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) blocks a shot against the Boston Bruins in the second period during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 3-1. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) blocks a shot against the Boston Bruins in the second period during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 3-1. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

The Chicago Blackhawks face-off against the Boston Bruins on Monday night, in what could be the Stanley Cup clincher.

The Blackhawks lead the series 3-2 and need only one more win to defeat the Bruins in the seven-game series.

But no one is writing off the B’s, who stunned fans with one of the most dramatic comebacks in a single game in their quarter-final series against Toronto.

At least one sports watcher has called this series the best played and most skilled in hockey history.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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