Beers: Bruins definitely have issues that need fixing

Beers: Bruins definitely have issues that need fixing
April 14, 2013, 10:00 pm
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The Bruins lost another one Saturday night in Carolina, and don't appear to have a whole lot of momentum at this point in the season.

But, they are a lock for the postseason - and it all comes down to what they do there. It has finally dawned on Mike Felger, who discusses with Bob Beers on Sports Sunday.

"It only matters how they play starting in two-and-a-half weeks when the playoffs start," Felger said. "You can see some troubling signs on this team, but we've seen them before. They secured their playoff berth a long time ago. NBA, NHL teams do it routinely: they just sort of play out the string and then the playoffs start and you see what they got. I don't want to say that I'm overreacting or have been, but when you really put it in contact, what does it matter that they lost to Carolina on Saturday?"

Beers agrees, and uses the L.A. Kings as the most recent example. There's a team that barely made the playoffs but clicked at the right time and won the whole thing.

But that said, you can't just assume that the team will click on Day 1 of the postseason. Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton don't look like themselves out there, and for the B's to do damage in the postseason they will need to be better.

Bob Beers and Mike Felger try to break down what could be wrong with those two, and what Claude Julien has been doing with the lines.