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Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller (86) takes down Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader (8) and is called for roughing during the second period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Detroit, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller (86) takes down Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader (8) and is called for roughing during the second period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Detroit, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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