Boston Bruins’ Resiliency and Balanced Scoring Attack Headline Impressive Week

January 15th, 2011 by Andrew Vayo Leave a reply »
Following last Saturday's debacle in Montreal, which saw the Bruins' 2-0 lead evaporate into the rafters of the Bell Centre, we were left with the same old thoughts about the Bruins. That feeling continued on through Monday's game in Pittsburgh, where the Bruins were down and out the first 55 minutes of the game losing 2-0.

Then...we saw something different from this team, something unexpected. They pulled off a comeback of their own, scoring two goals in 12 seconds to tie the game up. Mark Recchi then scored his eighth of the season on the power play with less than a minute to go in regulation. The B's even managed to get an empty-netter to seal the win, and an impressive comeback to take advantage of a Penguins team playing without Sidney Crosby. They scored four third-period goals and out-shot Pittsburgh 13-2 in the final frame. 

The Bruins then headed home to open up a four-game home-stand against the struggling Senators in a game which they completely dominated their Northeast Division foes. Bergeron, who has easily been the Bruins' best player thus far aside from maybe Tim Thomas, scored his first career hat trick. Thomas got h ...

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