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Capitals’ home ice advantage melts on late Chara goal

Boston takes series lead on tally with 1:53 left


The Boston Bruins celebrate the go-ahead goal by defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) in the third period as the Washington Capitals dropped a 4-3 decision in Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup series at Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Monday, April 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

“It’s tough. It’s really tough,” Backstrom said. “It’s tough but it’s a new game on Thursday.”

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