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Bruins edge Lightning 6-5 to tie Eastern finals

Scoring five goals in one period didn’t satisfy Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien. Neither did an outstanding offensive game by prize rookie Tyler Seguin.

Not when the Bruins gave up 10 goals in two games and had to fight off a late charge by the Tampa Bay Lightning to gain a split of the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals

“I don’t think anybody’s happy,” Julien said after Tuesday night’s 6-5 win. “We want to score goals. There’s no doubt there. But the way we’ve been giving up goals, there’s nothing to be proud of.”

Boston allowed the fewest goals in the conference during the regular season — and the playoffs are known for strong defense.

“It seemed like it was going to be a weird game,” Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher said, “so we want to make sure we are not that weird for the next game.”

The series moves to Tampa for Games 3 and 4 on Thursday night and Saturday…


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