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One Step Forward – Taking a penalty 36 seconds overtime is not an ideal way to start an extra frame, and when one of the team’s best penalty killers is not on the ice, it can be disastrous.

Forward Patrice Bergeron was sent to the box for an uncharacteristic hooking penalty, and the pressure was on the Bruins to kill the man-advantage without Rich Peverley, who flew home to attend personal matters.

Head Coach Claude Julien turned to forward Zach Hamill to step up, and he was impressed with his efforts on the penalty kill.

Hamill Tops Childhood Memories –The Vancouver Canucks trailed 3-1 in the opening series against the Calgary Flames in the 1994 playoffs against the Calgary Flames – but made a surging run to force Game 7.

The New York Rangers waited for the Canucks in the Stanley Cup Final, and a six-year-old Zach Hamill watched as his team fell to the Eastern Conference powerhouse in Game 7, after battling back from a 3-1 series deficit.

Forward Pavel Bure buried a double overtime goal that sparked seventh-seeded Vancouver’s run through the Western Conference, completing a tear that upended the second (Calgary), fourth (Dallas) and third (Toronto) seeded playoff teams.