Light optional practice day for Bruins

Light optional practice day for Bruins
May 29, 2011, 4:09 pm
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By JoeHaggerty

BOSTON With the Bruins set to practice on the TD Garden ice Monday morning before heading to Vancouver and the Stanley Cup Finals, there was an optional skate on Sunday morning largely for healthy scratches, Black Aces and those regulars wanting to get a little work in.Chris Kelly, Gregory Campbell and a handful of regular players were on the ice among the substitutes, reserves and skaters that helped take down Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning unforgettably on Friday night to advance to the Cup Finals for the first time since 1990. The B's head coach said Sunday was the first step of the team returning back to work, and getting ready for a Cup Final that begins in earnest on Wednesday, and will feature Boston's first role as a clear underdog in a playoff series this season.Didnt sleep much at all the night after we won Game 7, but it was for the right reasons rather than the wrong ones," said Claude Julien. "But the next day it was back to work thinking about what we had to do and thinking about preparation for the Vancouver team. Today was just one step in that direction.
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