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Cody Hodgson
NHL team-by-team preview: Eastern Conference

In order of last year's finish ATLANTIC DIVISION Boston Bruins Last season: 54-19-9 (lost to Montreal in conference semifinals) Coach: Claude Julien (8th season with Boston, 310-163-65; 429-249-10-88 overall). Top returning players: G Tuukka Rask (2.04 GAA, .930 save pct.); D Zdeno Chara (17 G, 23 A, plus-25); C David Krejci (19 G, 50 A, plus-39). Top newcomers: LW Simon Gagne (5 G, 6 A with Flyers). Outlook: The Bruins, like last year when they had the top regular-season record, will be a Stanley Cup contender. Tampa Bay Lightning Last season: 46-27-9 (lost to Montreal in the first round of the playoffs). Coach: Jon Cooper (3rd season, 51-35-12). Top returning players:...