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Posted: Monday, June 10, 2013 | 09:45 AM

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Patrick Sharp (10) and the Blackhawks take on Tuukka Rask (40) and the Bruins in the Stanley Cup final beginning Wednesday. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Patrick Sharp (10) and the Blackhawks take on Tuukka Rask (40) and the Bruins in the Stanley Cup final beginning Wednesday. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

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Joel Quenneville still is the head coach in Chicago. Claude Julien still is the bench boss in Boston. Jonathan Toews and Zdeno Chara still captain the Blackhawks and Bruins, respectively. But both clubs no longer have its Stanley Cup-winning goalies - Antti Niemi (Chicago) and Tim Thomas (Boston) on the roster.

Both the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins still have key components from their respective Stanley Cup championship seasons -- the Blackhawks in 2009-10 and Bruins in 2010-11.

Joel Quenneville still is the head coach in Chicago. Claude Julien still is the bench boss in Boston. Jonathan Toews and Zdeno Chara still captain the Blackhawks and Bruins, respectively. But neither club has its Stanley Cup-winning goalie, Antti Niemi (Chicago) and Tim Thomas (Boston), on the roster.

The Bruins have undergone only a few roster alterations in the two years since their title. Seventeen of the 21 players who suited up during the Stanley Cup final against the Vancouver Canucks are still with the Bruins: Patrice Bergeron; Johnny Boychuk; Gregory Campbell; Chara; Andrew Ference; Nathan Horton; Chris Kelly; David Krejci; Milan Lucic; Brad Marchand; Adam McQuaid; Daniel Paille; Rich Peverley; Tuukka Rask (dressed but did not play); Tyler Seguin; Dennis Seidenberg; and Shawn Thornton. The four players no longer with Boston are Tomas Kaberle, Mark Recchi, Michael Ryder and Thomas.

Of the 21 Chicago players who appeared in the Stanley Cup final against the Philadelphia Flyers, eight still are with the team: Dave Bolland; Niklas Hjalmarsson; Marian Hossa; Duncan Keith; Patrick Kane; Brent Seabrook; Patrick Sharp; and Toews. No longer in Chicago are Nick Boynton, Troy Brouwer, Adam Burish, Dustin Byfuglien, Brian Campbell, Ben Eager, Jordan Hendry, Tomas Kopecky, Andrew Ladd, John Madden, Antti Niemi, Brent Sopel and Kris Versteeg.

Chicago   Tale of the Tape   Boston

      6                 Trade                    14

    11                 Draft                        6

      7             Free agents               3

      0               Waivers                    1

   27.2           Average Age         28.9

   6-1 ½        Average Height      6-1

  202.4         Average Weight    200.4

Boston Bruins

Matt Bartkowski, D

Age: 25. Height: 6-1. Weight: 196. Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.

How acquired: Trade with Dennis Seidenberg from Florida for Byron Bitz, Craig Weller and 2nd-round pick on March 3, 2010.

Patrice Bergeron, C

Age: 27. Height: 6-2. Weight: 194. Hometown: Ancienne-Lorette, Que.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (45th overall) in 2003.

Johnny Boychuk, D

Age: 29. Height: 6-2. Weight: 225. Hometown: Edmonton.

How acquired: Trade with Colorado for Matt Hendricks on June 24, 2008.

Gregory Campbell, C

Age: 29. Height: 6-0. Weight: 197. Hometown: Tillsonburg, Ont.

How acquired: Trade with Nathan Horton from Florida in exchange for Dennis Wideman, first- and third-round picks on June 22, 2010.

Zdeno Chara, D

Age: 36. Height: 6-9. Weight: 255. Hometown: Trencin, Slovakia.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2006.

Kaspars Daugavins, LW

Age: 25. Height: 6-0. Weight: 213. Hometown: Riga, Latvia.

How acquired: Waivers from Ottawa on March 27, 2013.

Andrew Ference, D

Age: 34. Height: 5-11. Weight: 189. Hometown: Edmonton.

How acquired: Trade with Chuck Kobasew from Calgary in exchange for Brad Stuart, Wayne Primeau and 4th-round round pick on Feb. 20, 2007.

Dougie Hamilton, D

Age: 19. Height: 6-5. Weight: 199. Hometown: Toronto.

How acquired: Drafted in 1st round (9th overall) in 2011.

Nathan Horton, RW

Age: 28. Height: 6-2. Weight: 229. Hometown: Welland, Ont.

How acquired: Trade with Gregory Campbell from Florida in exchange for Dennis Wideman, 1st- and 3rd-round picks on June 22, 2010.

Jaromir Jagr, RW

Age: 41. Height: 6-3. Weight: 240. Hometown: Kladno, Czech Republic.

How acquired: Trade with Dallas in exchange for Lane MacDermid, Cody Payne and 1st-round pick on April 2, 2013.

Chris Kelly, C

Age: 32. Height: 6-0. Weight: 198. Hometown: Toronto.

How acquired: Trade with Ottawa in exchange for 2nd-round pick on Feb. 15, 2011.

Anton Khudobin, G

Age: 27. Height: 5-11. Weight: 203. Hometown: Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.

How acquired: Trade with Minnesota in exchange for Jeff Penner and Mikko Lehtonen on Feb. 28, 2011.

David Krejci, C

Age: 27. Height: 6-0. Weight: 188. Hometown: Stemberk, Czech Republic.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (63rd overall) in 2004.

Torey Krug, D

Age: 22. Height: 5-9. Weight: 180. Hometown: Livonia, Mi.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on March 25, 2012.

Milan Lucic, D

Age: 24. Height: 6-4. Weight: 220. Hometown: Vancouver.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (50th overall) in 2006.

Brad Marchand, LW

Age: 25. Height: 5-9. Weight: 183. Hometown: Halifax.

How acquired: Drafted in 3rd-round (71st overall) in 2006.

Adam McQuaid, D

Age: 26. Height: 6-4. Weight: 197. Hometown: Cornwall, P.E.I.

How acquired: Trade with Columbus in exchange for 5th-round pick on May 16, 2007.

Daniel Paille, LW

Age: 29. Height: 6-0. Weight: 200. Hometown: Welland, Ont.

How acquired: Trade with Buffalo for 3rd- and 4th-round picks on Oct. 20, 2009.

Rich Peverley, LW/C

Age: 30. Height: 6-0. Weight: 195. Hometown: Guelph, Ont.

How acquired: Trade with Atlanta in exchange for Mark Stuart and Blake Wheeler on Feb. 18, 2011.

Tuukka Rask, G

Age: 26. Height: 6-3. Weight: 185. Hometown: Savonlinna, Finland.

How acquired: Trade with Toronto in exchange for Andrew Raycroft on June 24, 2006.

Wade Redden, D

Age: 35. Height: 6-2. Weight: 205. Hometown: Lloydminster, Sask.

How acquired: Trade with St. Louis in exchange for 6th-round pick on April 3, 2013.

Tyler Seguin, RW

Age: 21. Height: 6-1. Weight: 182. Hometown: Brampton, Ont.

How acquired: Drafted in 1st round (2nd overall) in 2010.

Dennis Seidenberg, D

Age: 31. Height: 6-1. Weight: 210. Hometown: Schwennigen, Germany.

How acquired: Trade with Matt Bartkowski from Florida in exchange for Byron Bitz, Craig Weller and 2nd-round round pick on March 3, 2010.

Shawn Thornton, RW

Age: 35. Height: 6-2. Weight: 217. Hometown: Oshawa, Ont.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2007.

Chicago Blackhawks

Bryan Bickell, LW

Age: 27. Height: 6-4. Weight: 233. Hometown: Orono, Ont.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (41st overall) in 2004.

David Bolland, C

Age: 27. Height: 6-0. Weight: 184. Hometown: Mimico, Ont.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (32nd overall) in 2004.

Brandon Bollig, LW

Age: 26. Height: 6-2. Weight: 223. Hometown: St. Charles, Mo.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on April 3, 2010.

Sheldon Brookbank, D

Age: 32. Height: 6-1. Weight: 202. Hometown: Lanigan, Sask.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2012.

Daniel Carcillo, LW

Age: 28. Height: 6-0. Weight: 203. Hometown: King City, Ont.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2011.

Corey Crawford, G 

Age: 28. Height: 6-2. Weight: 200. Hometown: Montreal. 

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (52nd overall) in 2003.

Ray Emery, G 

Age: 30. Height: 6-2. Weight: 196. Hometown: Cayuga, Ont.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on Oct. 3, 2011.

Michael Frolik, RW

Age: 25. Height: 6-1. Weight: 198. Hometown: Kladno, Czech Republic.

How acquired: Trade with Alexander Salak from Florida in exchange for Jack Skille, Hugh Jessiman and David Pacan on Feb. 9, 2010.

Michal Handzus, C

Age: 36. Height: 6-5. Weight: 215. Hometown: Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. 

How acquired: Trade with San Jose in exchange for 4th-round pick on April 1, 2013.

Niklas Hjalmarsson, D

Age: 26. Height: 6-3. Weight: 207. Hometown: Eksjo, Sweden.

How acquired: Drafted in 4th round (108th overall) in 2005.

Marian Hossa, RW

Age: 34. Height: 6-1. 210. Weight: Hometown: Stara Lubovna, Slovakia.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2009.

Patrick Kane, RW

Age: 24. Height: 5-11. Weight: 181. Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.

How acquired: Drafted in 1st round (1st overall) in 2007.

Duncan Keith, D

Age: 29. Height: 6-1. Weight: 200. Hometown: Fort Frances, Ont.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (54th overall) in 2002.

Marcus Kruger, C

Age: 23. Height: 6-0. Weight: 181. Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden. 

How acquired: Drafted in 5th round (149th overall) in 2009.

Nick Leddy, D

Age: 22. Height: 6-0. Weight: 191. Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.

How acquired: Trade with Kim Johnsson from Minnesota in exchange for Cam Barker on Feb 12, 2010.

Jamal Mayers, RW

Age: 38. Height: 6-1. Weight: 222. Hometown: Toronto. 

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2011.

Johnny Oduya, D

Age: 31. Height: 6-0. Weight: 190. Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden. 

How acquired: Trade with Winnipeg in exchange for 2nd- and 3rd-round picks on Feb. 27, 2012.

Michal Rozsival, D

Age: 34. Height: 6-1. Weight: 212. Hometown: Vlasim, Czech Republic.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on Sept. 11, 2012.

Brandon Saad, LW

Age: 20. Height: 6-1. Weight: 202. Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.

How acquired: Drafted in 2nd round (43rd overall) in 2011.

Brent Seabrook, D

Age: 28. Height: 6-3. Weight: 221. Hometown: Richmond, B.C.

How acquired: Drafted in 1st round (14th overall) in 2003.

Patrick Sharp, LW

Age: 31. Height: 6-1. Weight: 199. Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ont. 

How acquired: Trade with Eric Meloche from Philadelphia in exchange for Matt Ellison and 3rd-round pick on Dec. 5, 2005.

Andrew Shaw, RW

Age: 21. Height: 5-10. Weight: 180. Hometown: Belleville, Ont.

How acquired: Drafted in 5th round (139th overall) in 2011.

Viktor Stalberg, RW

Age: 27. Height: 6-3. Weight: 209. Hometown: Gothenburg, Sweden.

How acquired: Trade with Chris DiDomenico and Phillipe Paradis from Toronto in exchange for Kris Versteeg and Billy Sweatt on June 30, 2010.

Jonathan Toews, C

Age: 25. Height: 6-2. Weight: 208. Hometown: Winnipeg.

How acquired: Drafted in 1st round (3rd overall) in 2006.

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