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.
3yThe NHL has made its plea directly to the fans on the first official day of the lockout by posting a message on all 30 of their team websites across the NHL.
3yThe NHL is officially in lockout mode and there's no indication when the puck might drop again.
3yThe Bruins extend three of their core players prior to the lockout, but won't make any more moves before midnight.
3yIt appears that the NHL lockout has begun seven hours early with a pair of statements from legal counsel from both the NHL and the NHLPA.
3yMilan Lucic was adamant on Friday that he wouldnt be playing anywhere overseas should there be a lengthy NHL lockout.
3yThe Bruins saved the biggest piece for last, literally and figuratively, by inking power forward Milan Lucic to a three-year contract extension worth 18 million, and then announcing it on Saturday morning.
3yThe lockout is on the horizon. The Morning Skate brings more lockout news.