A few extended thoughts and leftovers from an effort that truly left many wanting in a 3-1 loss to the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum:
Here are five thoughts from the second period with the Islanders leading the Bruins 3-1 after the first 40 minutes at Nassau Coliseum:
BUFFALO – As far as first steps go with a new hockey team, it was a pretty solid one for Bruins backup netminder Chad Johnson in earning his first victory with the Boston hockey club.
BUFFALO – Here are five thoughts from the third period with the Bruins beating Buffalo Sabres 5-2 at the First Niagara Center:
BUFFALO – The Bruins and Buffalo Sabres have indeed taken the ice, and it will be Chad Johnson and Ryan Miller as the starting goaltenders for the respective teams at the First Niagara Center.