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David Krejci

Five reasons the Bruins could be headed for ruin against Caps

The defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins captured the Northeast Division by a comfortable 10-point margin, capped the regular season on an impressive 9-2-1 run and finished tied for second in goals scored with 3.17 per game.

They're led by the game's most complete defenseman, Zdeno Chara, a 6-foot-9 behemoth of a man who's as likely to deliver a crushing body check as a critical power-play goal. Their goalie, Tim Thomas, remains among the game's elite despite an uneven second half. And they boast a deep and potent forward corps led by Tyler Seguin, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci and Milan Lucic, all 60-point producers.

The Bruins' regular-season results and lineup are...