Sport: More for Orr

The way the Boston Bruins figured it, they had no business being in New York. They should have won the Stanley Cup days before—on home ice before home-town fans—but the feisty New York Rangers had engineered a surprising upset. Embarrassed to have to hit the road again before they could wind up the playoffs, the Bruins wasted no time mauling the Rangers for their second National Hockey League championship in three years.

The brawling Bruins combined skill with scare tactics. Their dexterous centers controlled face-offs; their defenders flung themselves purposefully in front of...

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