One of the major keys to the Bruins 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals opener was the B’s first line of Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton (aggregate 3-3—6, +7) dominating the Pens first line of Chris Kunitz-Sidney Crosby-Pascal Dupuis (aggregate 0-0—0, -4). The Bruins first liners were well-engaged in all three zones while the Penguins saw risky plays go wrong in addition to breakdowns in their own zone, namely from the big name himself, Sidney Crosby.
“Crosby was just poor defensively tonight,” said Tony Amonte. “Was always thinking offense, and when I watch Crosby tonight, he’s always cheating, he’s always being on the offensive side.”
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