The Bruins have not been able to circle the wagons on defense in times of need through three games this season. That has to change soon.
A new system, a roster in transition . . . and the same coach? What did Cam Neely and Don Sweeney THINK would happen with the Bruins?
Defense and goaltending used to be the bedrock of the Bruins' success. Now it's the cause of their early season failures.
4yThe Bruins center makes it 11 points in his last seven games with a first-period goal that proves to be the game-winner.
4ySome talking points from the Bruins' big Game 3 win in Tampa.
4yBoston returns to its defensive style and stifles high-powered Tampa Bay, 2-0
4yPatrice Bergeron was on the ice for the warm-ups and will be in the lineup for Game Three against the Tampa Bay Lightning at St. Pete Times Forum.
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4yBruins power forward Milan Lucic missed Thursday's morning skate with something "minor" according to Claude Julien, and will play for the Bruins in Game Three against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
4yClaude Julien wouldn't say whether or not Patrice Bergeron was cleared to play in Game 3 or not, but sources have told CSNNE.com that he has been cleared and will suit up.