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Continued: Horton practices ahead of Game 2 as Bruins' top line looks to keep rolling against Blackhawks

  • Article by: JAY COHEN , AP Sports Writer
  • Last update: June 15, 2013 - 3:20 AM

When it comes to defending Boston's top line, Chicago wants to improve in a couple of areas. A missed check by Hjalmarsson played a role in the first goal in the series opener, and Lucic was open again for his second score.

"We can be a little better," defenseman Duncan Keith said. "Obviously, they scored a couple goals off the rush there. The first one was kind of off a forecheck off the rush. But I think just being aware when those guys are out there, having good back pressure, and trying to keep the puck in their zone as much as we can when they're on the ice helps, too."

Many of the line's rushes led to action in front of Crawford, who finished with 51 saves. He also is planning on making adjustments for Game 2.

"They're a tough line to stop," Crawford said. "They're big. They're strong and they go to the net hard, but they make plays. Our guys, you know, just try to keep them on the outside as much as possible. For me, just be patient. Don't commit to anything too early, because they do find the open guy."

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