Defenseman Colin Miller, 22, came over in the Milan Lucic trade. After a big season in the AHL, he has the potential to make an impact in the NHL.
Signed as a free agent after playing for the Sharks, defenseman Matt Irwin, 27, could become a heavily relied on contributor on the Bruins' blueline.
4yNathan Horton's goal at 9:03 gives Boston a 3-2 series lead, and a chance to close out the Canadiens in Game 6 on Tuesday night.
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4yMilan Lucic hasn't scored a goal in 14 games and has been held down in the playoffs, but he knows he "can bring a lot more" against the Canadiens.
4yAndrew Ference may or may not have meant to flip the bird to Montreal fans. It's not important. His fire is what bodes well for the Bruins.
4yThe Bruins' availability on Friday was focused primarily on Tim Thomas' Vezina Trophy nomination and the 'unintential bird' given to Canadiens' fans by Andrew Ference.
4yThe Bruins' Tim Thomas had a historically great season, and will most likely be honored at the NHL Awards in June as the Vezina Trophy winner.
4yThe Bruins defenseman gave Canadiens fans the finger after scoring a goal in Thursday night's game.