2010 NHL Draft: Five Things The Bruins Need

June 20th, 2010 by Mike Burse Leave a reply »
The way the Philadelphia Flyers came back down three games to zero against the Boston Bruins in their Conference Semi-Finals series was a huge blow to the hearts of all Bruins fans. However it appears that there is still much excitement surrounding the Bruins. I am sure the second overall pick and the Bruins seemingly bright looking future has much do to with their fans not dwelling on a history making collapse in the post season. The Bruins were the second best defensive team in the league allowing only 2.33 goals against per game. The New Jersey Devils were first with 2.26 goals against per game. They were also 30th in the league in goals with 2.39 goals scored per game. Let’s take a look at some other team statistics that allowed the Bruins to make the playoffs while scoring the least goals per game in the league. They were second in face-off wins at 52.6 percent on the season. The penalty kill was third in the NHL with the Bruins not allowing a goal on 86.4 percent of their penalties. The Boston Bruins are one of the better-stocked teams in the NHL in terms of prospects. Hockeysfuture.com ranked them at No. 10 in their organization rankings of April 20, 2010. They a ...

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