Wondering why Reilly Smith was in the starting lineup for Friday afternoon’s nationally televised Thanksgiving Showdown game on NBC against the New York Rangers?
Perhaps that confident, patient David Krejci overtime game-winner will be exactly the remedy that was needed for a group of Bruins top-six forwards that had been on offensive life support over the
BOSTON -- Maybe it was because of Boston’s first Hockey Night in Canada game of the regular season, or perhaps it was simply the setting against a jacked-up Maple Leafs team.
BOSTON - Here are five thoughts from the second period with the Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs tied at 1 after the first 40 minutes at TD Garden:
BOSTON - The Bruins ended up grinding out the two points against the Anaheim Ducks because their best players simply refused to accept a loss.