Boston Bruins-Philadelphia Flyers Make History: B’s on the Short End

May 15th, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
Game Seven proved to be barn burner and it did.  Unfortunately, for the Boston Bruins, they made history in a manner they did not want to.  Being the fourth team in Professional Sport History to lose a series after being up 3-0 in a seven game series.

They had a great start being up 3-0 in the opening period only to have the Flyers score four unanswered goals to take the lead and the win on what was a hauntingly Too-Many-Men Penalty with 8:50 left of the game.  Simone Gagne scored the go ahead and series winner with just 18 seconds left of the penalty and that wrote the series in the record books.

The Bruins' locker room was very sober and the common theme when asked why they think they lost was lack of killer instinct and they didn't keep the tempo.

When Tuukka Rask was asked about the slow start in the second period, he was clearly frustrated.

"You tell me, you saw it," he snapped. "I don't know. We didn't have that same jump and we kind of backed off maybe a little bit. And they came at us pretty hard too. They played good hockey. I don't know. We just didn't find that same jump as the first 10 (minutes)."

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