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Grapes night for Bruins

Don Cherry’s Bruins were almost everything a B’s fan could want. They adopted their coach’s swagger, his refusal to believe that a hockey team existed that they could not beat.

They didn’t match their coach’s sartorial splendor, but no one could. If the clothes make the man, Cherry was part Hollywood, part Las Vegas and part hard-nosed kid from Kingston, Ontario.

And a capacity crowd at the Garden relished every minute of a 4-0 win over the ever-loathed Montreal Canadians in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals.

Gary Doak scored the decisive goal 59 seconds into the game. Rick Middleton made it 2-0 15 minutes later. And from there, they kept the puck in front of Ken Dryden for most of the night.

Lonely Gerry Cheevers saw just 16 Montreal shots.

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