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Can the Hurricanes muster a surge to force a return to Boston?

Boston Bruins v Carolina Hurricanes - Game Three
Hizzoner the Mayor of Walpole tucks one in (Chris Wagner)
Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

The Bruins are poised to blow the Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference Final. Game #4 is tonight at 8:00PM on NBCSN.

  • Following Game #3, Bruce Cassidy had high praise for Tuukka Rask, who in turn applauded his team for “having each others’ backs.”
  • Rask has been a major roadblock to the Canes, and is putting up Conn Smythe numbers. TSN
  • Dare to think it- a Stanley Cup Final appearance is starting to seem a reality. HockeyBuzz
  • Don’t mention 2010, though. BostonHerald
  • Chris Wagner has returned to Boston. BostonHerald
  • Observations from the game include praise for the fourth line and Chris Wagner. Or will it now be Noel Acciari? BruinsDaily
  • What are the keys to the Bruins’ postseason success? Must we pick just one? CBS Boston
  • Tuukka Rask took the opportunity to chirp Charlie McAvoy in the media room after Game #3. (With video) NESN
  • Canes captain Justin Williams is suffering costly meltdowns. It isn’t a coincidence.
  • Last chance, Carolina, you must address these five issues- or else. TheHockeyNews
  • Swapping Curtis McElhinney in for Petr Mrazek didn’t do the trick. ESPN
  • Getting pucks in deep has been more than just a cliche in this series. CanesCountry

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In other news of the Stanley Cup Playoff: The Western Conference Final took a turn. NHL
  • Hey ref, check your voicemail, you missed some calls. Once again, officiating is in the spotlight- this time in the Sharks v. Blues series. CBSBoston
  • Trade deadline moves were a big factor for the NHL’s final four teams in the playoffs. ESPN