The Bruins' run is remarkable 

May, 6, 2010
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I wonder just how many injuries the Boston Bruins can withstand and keep moving forward in this impossible-to-predict playoff spring.

Late in the regular season, they lost top pivot Marc Savard to a concussion as a result of a cheap shot from Pittsburgh Penguins winger Matt Cooke. Without Savard, the Bruins were able to find themselves down the stretch and nail down a playoff spot. They played so well, Savard was able to return to action in the second round.

E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.

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