Haggerty: Bruins 'sprung a few leaks tonight'

Haggerty: Bruins 'sprung a few leaks tonight'
June 20, 2013, 12:15 am
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Who were those guys wearing Bruins uniforms on Wednesday night? And what did they do with the airtight defensive machine that's been the talk of the Stanley Cup playoffs?

"I haven't seen that Bruins team in a long time, since going back to, I think, the Toronto series," said CSNNE.com's Bruins Insider, Joe Haggerty, of the effort the B's put forth in their 6-5 overtime loss to the Blackhawks that tied the Stanley Cup Finals at 2-2. "A lot of mistakes by the defensemen; a lot of odd-man rushes; . . .  coverage just completely blown in front of the net.

"Obviously, you give up six goals in an overtime loss, you're going to have a lot of mistakes. Most of these goals, though, you don't put on Tuukka Rask. This was all about bad defense, and all about guys like Dennis Seidenberg and Zdeno Chara and usual standbys that have been awesome in this series and in the last three rounds, making big-time mistakes.

"They sprung a few leaks tonight, and that's going to give Chicago some confidence going forward that they can score a few goals."