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Great expectations

Posted by Chad Finn, Globe Staff  May 14, 2009 05:40 PM

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. . . Scott Walker's painful comeuppance, preferably at the hands of Milan Lucic.

. . . A goal for Shane Hnidy. Hey, if Montador can get one.

. . . An uneventful night's work for Tim Thomas. And no juicy rebounds when the Hurricanes do test him.

. . . A turning-point play for Patrice Bergeron. I can think of no Bruin who deserves it more, save for maybe the likable hockey vagabond Thomas.

. . . At least three savvy passes/decisions from David Krejci, TATB's official Bruins binky.

. . . A victory on the ice in Boston.

. . . and if it's not too much to ask, one on the hardwood in Orlando too.

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As for today's Completely Random Hockey Card:

With Cam above and Espo here, we like to think we've doubled the good karma.

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Irreverence and insight from Chad Finn, a Globe/Boston.com sports writer and media columnist. A winner of several national and regional writing awards, he is the founder and sole contributor to the TATB blog, which launched in December 2004. Yes, he realizes how lucky he is.

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