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.
4yFive thoughts from the third period with the Bruins taking a 3-0 shutout win over the Blackhawks at TD Garden.
4yHere are five thoughts from the second period with the Bruins trailing the Blackhawks by a 2-0 score at TD Garden.
4yHere are five thoughts from the first period with the Bruins and Blackhawks locked in a scoreless tie after the first 20 minutes at TD Garden.
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4yThe Bruins get ready to host the reigning Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night, and will be looking to maintain a streak of strong play against quality opponents lately.
4yMilan Lucic is the team's leading goal-scorer, but hasn't registered a shot on net in two games. The B's hope he gets going against the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks.
4yAs the season winds down, most teams already know whether they are in the playoffs or not. But where do they fall in Joe Haggerty's Power Rankings?