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Rangers-Red Sox isn’t biggest sporting event Wednesday in Boston. Now, it’s a day game

St. Louis Blues fans get warmed up for Game 6 of Stanley Cup Finals

The atmosphere was festive as St. Louis Blues fans gear up for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins.
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The atmosphere was festive as St. Louis Blues fans gear up for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins.

A little hockey, anyone?

The game Wednesday night isn’t a little one, and it’s so big that it has made the Texas Rangers-Boston Red Sox game a footnote on the local sports landscape.

The Rangers and Red Sox will play the third of the four games this week at Fenway Park at 3:05 p.m. rather than the customary 6:10 p.m. start to keep all focus on Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals a few miles away.

The Boston Bruins will play host to the St. Louis Blues in a winner-take-all game to determine the NHL champions. The Bruins won Game 6 on Sunday night to keep their season alive and move the series back to TD Gardens.

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After 11 seasons covering the Rangers for the Star-Telegram, Jeff Wilson knows that baseball is a 24/7/365 business and there is far more to baseball than just the 162 games each season. There’s also more to Jeff -- like a family and impressive arsenals of Titleist hats and adidas shoes -- but sometimes it’s hard to tell.

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