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March 28, 2012

Late father inspires Bruins' Pouliot

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"I played baseball until I had to stop because of hockey," said Benoit, a Blue Jays fan. "I loved it and I sure miss it. It was nice."

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Life is good for Pouliot right now. He is about to enter the playoffs with the defending Stanley Cup champions and he just might be on the hottest line in hockey.

In the last six games, Pouliot, Kelly and Rolston have combined for nine goals and 16 assists.

The Bruins acquired the 39-year-old Rolston from the New York Islanders at the trade deadline Feb. 27. Rolston has 12 points in his last seven games.

"He (Rolston) has been in the league so long he knows what's going on out there and (he is providing) leadership and a lot more right now and it's helping us a lot," Pouliot said. "Our line is clicking."

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