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For the men behind the bench, the road to the Stanley Cup is a MapQuest puzzle of gut-wrenching decisions and calculated adjustments. There's a fine line between road warriors and roadkill, and it's drawn by the coaches who read and react to an opponent's every move. Few, if any, have understood the game within like Scotty Bowman, hoister of a record nine Cups, with the Canadiens, Penguins and Red Wings. Bowman admits he relished getting inside the heads of his foes.
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