Sport: The Cup Runneth Over

"When they drop the puck to start the game," says one rival manager, "the Bruins think it is a piece of raw meat." Known to their foes as "the Animals," the Boston Bruins have long been the toughest, roughest, meanest, most penalized team in the National Hockey League. Unfortunately, they usually won more fights than games; in the past eleven seasons, the Bruins failed to make the Stanley Cup play-offs eight times, and their last cup victory was in 1941. "Some people say they've been rebuilding since then," says Scotty Bowman, coach of the...

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