Patrice Bergeron says the Bruins erratic season "cost us huge points that could have been the difference in getting into the playoffs.”
At 34, Chris Kelly can still contribute in a potential fourth-line role, if he's not a Bruins' salary cap casualty.
David Pastrnak, 19, is back in Boston at Bruins captain's practices, ready for his second NHL season and says he'd love to be on a line with fellow Czech David Krejci.
2yThe Bruins have traded goaltender Tim Thomas to the Islanders for a conditional second-round draft choice in either 2014 or 2015.
2yMike Milbury called into the Felger and Mazz show to talk about his new show with Mike Felger, "Cross Check", airing Thursday's on CSNNE.
2yBrad Marchand hasn't been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Lightning, even though he didn't skate on Thursday.
2yWill Claude Julien keep Tyler Seguin on the top line after moving him there on Wednesday? He's not sure.
2ySnow? What snow? Claude Julien is preparing to practice on Friday and play Saturday's game as scheduled until he hears otherwise.
2yShawn Thornton has been out for a couple games after sustaining a concussion in a bout with Buffalo's John Scott. Even so, he says fighting is part of the game, and it's his job as a hockey player to keep it that way.
2yThe Bruins looked flat for two periods of hockey against the Montreal Canadiens, but Claude Julien mad a key switch that sparked the B's offense in the third period.