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Bruins back home, beat Hurricanes 5-2 to force 7th game

AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored one goal and assisted on another to lead the Boston Bruins past the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 and send their first-round playoff series to a decisive seventh game. Jeremy Swayman stopped 23 shots for Boston. Andrei Svechnikov scored twice and Antti Raanta made 29 saves for the Hurricanes. Carolina has won three games by a combined score of 15-4 and lost three by a total of 14-6. The home team has won all six games in the series so far. Carolina will host Game 7 on Saturday. 

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