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Maple Leafs' Bogosian: Tough not to be upbeat when Thornton's around
While Joe Thornton's positive presence in the locker-room is something most of us on the outside aren't privy to firsthand, it's become clear through the words of his teammates that it's perhaps his most important contribution to the club.