Bruins defenseman Shawn Thornton joins Cross Check to discuss what went wrong for the Bruins in a 4-1 loss to the Canadiens on Thursday night at TD Garden.
"What didn't [go wrong]?" Thornton asked. "They won the race for every puck. We just weren't good enough to a man tonight."
Is it a case of the Habs having the Bruins number?
"Hard to argue against the fact they might have it," he said. "We just seemed to be a step behind tonight."
Losing to your biggest rival hurts a litttle more, Thornton said.
"The rivalry, so much tradition, you want to get up for these and want to play your best," he said. "When you lose them, it stings a little more. "