After playing only five games after coming over in a trade with the Lightning, right winger Brett Connolly is still kind of a mystery to the Bruins.
Chris Kelly knows that his team's poor play led to the firing of Peter Chiarelli.
3yThe Bruins clearly suffered without the likes of Nathan Horton and Adam McQuaid in the postseason. Those two should both be ready to contribute again next season if all goes well.
3yIf it looked as though the Bruins just weren't into it as much as they were last season, it's because they weren't. Well, not everybody, but at least for Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic.
3yBruins trade deadline addition Brian Rolston saw his play pick up here in Black and Gold, and although he's a free agent now, would welcome an offer back from the Bruins.
3yBruins GM Peter Chiarelli saw his third and fourth lines pounded around by the Caps bottom-sixers and will look to make a move addressing that area.
3yThere were a number of Bruins players banged up in the playoffs, but perhaps none more than Patrice Bergeron. Even so, he battled on.
3yTwo members of the Bruins fourth line, Gregory Campbell and Daniel Paille, are free agents going into the offseason. Fellow fourth-liner Shawn Thornton hopes to see them back.
3yThe Bruins began their offseason Friday morning, and goalie Tuukka Rask was there to talk about wanting to come back to Boston.