Who's to blame for B's failure to close series?

Who's to blame for B's failure to close series?
May 13, 2013, 12:00 am
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The Bruins failed to close out the series against the Maple Leafs for the second straight game, and both teams will play a Game 7 in Boston tomorrow with the winner advancing to the next round.

It's pretty fair to say the Bruins took the foot off the gas here, up 3-1 in the series, and it's not really a surprise that they haven't closed out the series.

Under Claude Julien, the B's are 6-12 in closeout games.

Mike Felger and Tony Amonte discuss the Bruins latest lackadaisical type of play, as Game 7 awaits.

"The Bruins are playing with fire again, and I hope they don't get burned tomorrow night," Amonte said.

"To me this comes down to two things," Felger said. "Where I think the team really deserves a lot of criticism is for the way they came out on Friday night in game 5. Because I think tonight they showed up and they played hard. But in Game 5 they did not. They took about a third to a half a game off, and before you know it they're down 1-0, 2-0, and then it's too late. And you know what happens when you let a team hang around? This happens. Tonight happens. Because the Bruins I thought came out hard. They brought a rough game and a dirty game and they did everything they old until the second thing cropped up: They can't score."

Check out the video for more on the Bruins issues scoring.