Boston Bruins After 20 Games: Will The Slow Starts Stop?

November 24th, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
The issue with the Boston Bruins have been slow starts.  In November, the Bruins have allowed the first goal in eight of their 12 games.  

In two starts, Boston trailed 3-0 before getting their first goal.  

Although they were down one after two frames, they played well tonight against the Florida Panthers scoring all three of their goals in the third period.

The problem with B's is simple: they are not playing hard throughout the whole game.  

In most games, they have shown great efforts in the second and third periods.  

True, they have played three back to back games this month and that they had to travel in between these games.  

That doesn't mean other teams are not playing similar schedules as well.

David Krejci is back on the ice, and I am beginning to wonder two things:  Was the concussion not that serious, or did they put him back on the ice too early?  

Although this was just his second game back, he did earn two assists on Mark Recchi's goals.   If it is the latter, Krejci could be more of a hindrance, ...

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