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What We Learned: Could the Boston Bruins win another Presidents' Trophy?

I can't really make heads or tails of the Boston Bruins.

They enter the All-Star break tied for the league lead in points with the Vancouver Canucks, a team that has been talked about endlessly this season. Both have earned 71 points from 49 games, but Boston did so as a follow-up to the best regular season in NHL history, and Vancouver did so after finishing one point over .500. It's easy to see why one has gotten a lot of hype and one has been viewed as somewhat anonymously very good.

But as much as the Canucks are talked about, a lot of that discussion has been about how what they're doing really isn't going to last, that it's unsustainable for any number of reasons. In the advanced-stats era, no team has posted a shooting percentage as high as the Canucks' current 13.16 percent, and the

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NHL Boston Bruins NHL Charlie McAvoy David Pastrnak Jeremy Swayman Linus Ullmark Jim Montgomery
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