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“You want to kind of keep the party going,” forward Milan Lucic said. “But there is a time that you need to come back and start focusing on next season. obviously, that point is now.”

At a “State of the Bruins” town hall with season ticket-holders on Monday night, owner Jeremy Jacobs said there’s no reason the team can’t repeat.

“A person once said, ‘Winning isn’t everything.’ I don’t think that person every lifted that Cup,” owner Jeremy Jacobs told the crowd at the TD Garden. “Everybody loved this year. It was spectacular. And hopefully we’re able to deliver on it. We’ve got the same team, the same organization. They know what it takes to win now.”

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AP freelancer Matt Kalman contributed to this story from Boston.

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