Last month Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand both admitted they had a little trouble tapping into playoff motivation for the Boston Bruins. Bruins president Cam Neely knows what it is like to play playoff hockey, and he isn't buying their story.
"I always try to put my players' helmet on if you will, and think about what it would be like." said Neely. "I just know how emotionally draining the playoffs are. But, I think as a professional you should find a way to get yourself ready for playoff hockey."