Haggerty: Bruins players want to play Ottawa
Thu, 29 Mar 2012|
Joe Haggerty talks about the Bruins playoff seeding and Joe Corvo playing because of the absence of Dennis Seidenberg.
He's our knowledge or express -- -- -- -- with the Bruins insider joke actually -- it's not a done deal that they walked up the number two position. Still -- ways to go to certainly trending that way but what's. Let's work with a hypothetical here if and when it happens. When they start the rest process and who -- first. That they will rest once they get locked in Kevin but they're not gonna rest guys. They're not gonna give guys days stays out they're not gonna give Tim Thomas a lot of time -- Until it gets to that point because they really like where they are right now they like being in the number two spot like potentially having home ice against everybody except for the Rangers. An outsider's -- but a lot of the players and the coaches -- -- firm policy. They wanna play Ottawa Senators in the first round they wanted to stay in that two spot. -- -- in that seventh punt team they've routinely dominate. Have a lot of luck against their goaltending situation is very shaky with -- Craig Anderson coming off an injury and Ben Bishop injured right now. And it's a team that Tim Thomas is absolutely destroyed throughout his career and blanked. That it's -- spells. A team that the Bruins wanna play in the. Slam no question about Dennis Seidenberg is out -- court always in tonight it's not by choice rather by necessity Dennis Seidenberg and he just can't get a break with. We caught some injuries couple years ago we had one on his -- time. It's a bit but that lies -- the unusual accident stems back to Saturday night's win against the kings in which his leg was caught it's been coming back did. So -- simply -- joke for a vote on the back again -- for both missed the last six games. As a healthy scratch. What -- they don't without him the reason we won five out of 60 is that the addition by subtraction. It was -- when our team wasn't going well so it's gonna say it was easy to pick on him but. So -- so does a lot of good things offensively. And you know he makes good plays he he skates well that's something -- teams always needed and -- knows that when we work with him -- more remote. Working in the corners battling and and not get beat back to the front and after those kind of things in -- honor our -- area. But the other part of his team has been through I mean he's he's dismal poll is any defense and we have here. Probably wanted to -- Claude Julien ever the gentleman never throws a player under the bus to -- let's be honest here let's be frank. Is -- court rather weak link on the. I don't think there's any question while you look like Julian still on the right day. Sticking up for his player he invented new ways to say nice things about Thomas Cabral a last year when he was inventing. New ways to brutalize the sport of hockey and Stanley Cup playoff hockey so. He's gonna do it again a joke whoever right now there's no coincidence doesn't -- Bubba goes out of the lineup they win five out of six they have not allowed more than two goals in the game. Since corps ball went up in the press box and their defense stabilizing Tim Thomas spent a heck of a lot better still he's probably because of a direct result joke or -- being on the bench. He's in their out of necessity tonight we'll see what happens but they would much rather have obviously Dennis Seidenberg and -- -- on there.