Wednesday's Stanley Cup preview: Vancouver at Boston

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Wednesday's playoff game involving a Canadian team:

Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m. ET

Canucks—So much for all of Vancouver's momentum. The Canucks were stopped in their tracks with an 8-1 shelling by Boston in Game 3. Vancouver still has a chance to grab the Stanley Cup final by the throat, it leads the series 2-1.

Bruins—Boston responded to the loss of Nathan Horton with a blowout win over Vancouver. Now the Bruins need maintain that momentum to tie the series. They'll have to do it without Horton—he's out with a concussion from the blindside hit by Canucks defenceman Aaron Rome.



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