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Stanley Cup Final Buzz: Bruins lose Game 4 to Blues, possibly Chara

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Welcome to the Stanley Cup Final Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues. The Blues defeated the Bruins 4-2 in Game 4 at Enterprise Center on Monday to even the best-of-7 series.

Here are the latest headlines from the Stanley Cup Final:

-- The Bruins could be without defenseman Zdeno Chara for Game 5. The Boston captain was hit in the face with a puck in the second period and didn't play the rest of the game, reports Tracey Myers

-- The spirit of St. Louis was alive and well during and after the Blues' victory, writes Nicholas J. Cotsonika

-- Ryan O'Reilly led the way for the Blues just when they needed him the most, writes Mike Zeisberger

-- The Bruins are suddenly in a war of attrition after losing Chara and Game 4 to the Blues, reports Tim Campbell

-- Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington bounced back from being pulled in Game 3 to help the Blues even the Cup Final, writes Louie Korac

-- The Blues were able to play aggressively and stay out of the penalty box, writes Tim Campbell.

-- Who's hot, who's not. Check out Shawn P. Roarke's honor roll and stock watch.

-- Colton Parayko writes about the total team effort the Blues needed to win Game 4 and avoid falling into a 3-1 hole in his Cup Final blog for

-- Sean Kuraly and the Bruins are already looking ahead to Game 5 at home on Thursday, he writes in his Cup Final blog for

-- One Blues fans is wearing her love of "Gloria" on her arm, writes Bill Price

-- Wayne Gretzky and Jon Hamm lived it up on Facebook Live pregame show on the NHL social channels, writes Tracey Myers


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