Dan Shaughnessy

Sudden end to Bruins’ magical run

Goalie Tuukka Rask (center foreground) and teammates watched glumly as the Blackhawks celebrated.

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Before you could say Grady Little or David Tyree, the Blackhawks had their own Miracle On Ice and captain Jonathan Toews was hoisting the Stanley Cup.

Blackhawks 3, Bruins 2

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bruins90-7328.jpg Blackhawks stun Bruins, win Stanley Cup

The Blackhawks wiped out a one-goal deficit in 17 seconds late in the third to beat the Bruins, 3-2, and capture the Stanley Cup.

Christopher L. Gasper

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/gasper-7331.jpg This Bruins team deserved a better ending

In less time than it takes to microwave popcorn, the Bruins had gone from preparing to play Game 7 in Chicago to game over for the season.

Instead of forcing a Game 7, the Bruins backed themselves out of victory in Game 6.

On Hockey

Complacency sent Bruins home for summer

The Bruins found themselves comfortable in Game 6, then promptly fashioned comfort into calamity.

Former US senator Scott Brown conferred with GOP US Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez during an election eve rally at the Common Market restaurant in Quincy. Edward J. Markey (right) bumped elbows Monday with a customer at a nail salon during a campaign visit to Lawrence.

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Senate special election

Senate candidates make one last pitch for votes

Republican Gabriel Gomez is trailing in the polls to Democrat Edward Markey and facing a forecast of a dismal voter turnout.

Jurors see FBI files describing Bulger as informant

“Whitey” Bulger fed the FBI information for 15 years, sometimes blaming others for his own alleged crimes, according to detailed reports.

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The ruling left many local college officials relieved that race-conscious admissions policies were not overturned, but anxious about how to meet the new standard.

1,900 new jobs, $9.5m tax break for Athenahealth

The health data firm has promised to add 1,900 workers at its Watertown headquarters in exchange for the state tax break.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/senate90.jpg A Senate campaign that never caught fire

Edward Markey never wanted the race to heat up, and Gabriel Gomez didn’t seem to be able to light the match.