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Tale of the tape: How the Bruins and Hurricanes match up in the Eastern Conference final

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The Bruins have been through an extremely difficult first-round matchup against the Toronto Maple Leafs and an unexpectedly grinding second-round showdown with the physical and well-rounded Blue Jackets. Now the Bruins will face off against the Cinderella Carolina Hurricanes, who have improbably made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Final after barely making it into the playoffs this spring.

Certainly, the Hurricanes have some good players with Bruins-killer Sebastian Aho, frontline D-man Jaccob Slavin, Game 7 hero Justin Williams and old friend Dougie Hamilton on their roster. They are to be respected after outing the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals in the first round.

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