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"Defense wins championships." That is a very famously known quote that flies around the world in all of sports, largely and virtually first known as a football quote. If you examine the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the run they are having, the majority of the success they have been having in this postseason is significantly thanks to their defensive end (Hall Gill, Jaroslav Spacek, P.K. Subban) and goaltending (Jaroslav Halak). Should the Boston Bruins go on to the conference finals, which it seems like they will as they currently hold a commanding three to one lead over the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, they will have their blue-line and goaltending to thank (think Tukkaa Rask, Zdeno Chara, Johnny Boychuk, Dennis Wideman). As for ...

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