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The Playoff Buzzer: Rask keeps dominating, Hurricanes special teams keep struggling

Tuukka Rask is the difference in the Eastern Conference Final. The Carolina Hurricanes’ special teams is also a factor … a negative one for them. David Krejci reaches a personal postseason milestone for the Bruins. Boston Bruins 2, Carolina Hurricanes 1 (BOS leads series 3-0) There are two very big factors for the Boston Bruins’ commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Final. The obvious one is the play of Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask because he has been, in a word, dominant, and he was at his best in the Bruins’ 2-1 Game 3 win on Tuesday night. The other factor is the fact that Boston’s special teams has completely taken over the series. Carolina had struggled on both the power play and penalty kill in the first two round ...