March 16th, 2010 by

Savard-less Bruins continue to struggle

One hundred fifty-three [153]: That’s the number of man-games the Boston Bruins have lost to injuries this season. But take a peak at the 30th ranked team in the NHL, Edmonton Oilers, and their number is more than double that of the B’s – pushing 400 man-games lost for the season.

However, this is a perfect example of, “quality, not quantity” of injuries for the Black-and-Gold.

Twenty-eight [28]: That’s the number of games missed for Bruins’ No. 1 center, Marc Savard – 40% of the season – who has 10-23-33, plus-2, and 90 shots on goal in 41 games played this season. That’s a tough pill to swallow when that player is the catalyst of your teams’ overall offense, including the power play.

Here are some staggering, year-to-date stats: [Click here to read more]

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