Slack and Fold: Bruins Didn’t Have Enough Fight Against Pens

March 19th, 2010 by Joe Gill Leave a reply »

I had to sleep on this putrid effort displayed by the Bruins against the Penguins. I went to bed mad, frustrated, and just disappointed being a life long fan of the Black and Gold.

Or should the Bruins be called the Slack And Fold?

The bout with Pittsburgh had been one of the most anticipated regular season games in recent memory. It was time for payback. Old West Justice.

It was time to make Matt Cooke “sleep with the fishes”.

This was the opportunity to avenge their fallen teammate and brother, Marc Savard. The Bruins star offensive player who still hasn’t shown much improvement since the concussion he sustained on Mar. 7.

Cooke’s crime went unpunished by the Bruins during that game. Then to add insult to injury, NHL Director of Operations, Colin Campbell did not suspend Matt Cooke. His ruling was that the hit was legal this year, but will be illegal next year (the rule had since been changed at the NHL GM meetings).

So now it was up to the ...

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