Here are 16 thoughts after the third period with the Bruins sweeping out the Toronto Maple Leafs by a 4-1 score after 60 dominant minutes of action in Game 1 at TD Garden.
The regular season chapter has officially closed for the Boston Bruins, and the Stanley Cup playoffs are here at TD Garden.
Sunday night, a truncated, chaotic, 48-game NHL season came to an end for the Bruins. And quite frankly, they were very lucky it wasn’t a game longer.
BOSTON -- If there is one reason for optimism that the Bruins will regain their sneering Big Bad identity in a division playoff match against the Maple Leafs that’s sure to be hate-fueled, it’s th