CSNNE.com: Bruins win Stanley Cup, beat Vancouver

CSNNE.com: Bruins win Stanley Cup, beat Vancouver
June 16, 2011, 2:57 am
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Joe HaggertyCSNNE.com
VANCOUVER The Bruins needed to do something neither team had done throughout the Stanley Cup Final.They needed to win in the other teams building, and they did just that in a perfectly executed, gritty 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks that captured Game 7 and won Boston their first Stanley Cup in 39 years.It was also Bostons sixth Stanley Cup in franchise.RELATED: NHL Playoff index
It was clear there was something special in the air hours before the game when injured Nathan Horton appeared by the Boston bench and doused Boston water from a Bruins bottle all over the ice. That water seemed to bathe the Bruins in whatever mystical powers they needed to snap out of their offensive funk in Vancouver.The victory comes in Bostons first Stanley Cup Final Game 7 appearance in 18 total Stanley Cup Finals in the organizations long and storied history, and it makes the Bs the first NHL team to ever capture three Game 7 wins in the same postseason run.READ MORE ON CSNNEWENGLAND.COM