April 3rd, 2013 by

Bruins 2 Senators 1 after 40

The Bruins remain ahead 2-1 at the end of two periods. Tyler Seguin’s goal is the difference in the game to this point. The Senators have been pressuring Khudobin, but he has turned away 31 of 32 shots through two frames.

Three observations I made after the second period:

1. Must capitalize on the PP- The Bruins had a chance early on in the second period to extend their 2-1 lead further, but could not capitalize on the man advantage. Sure, Jarmir Jagr is on his way to Boston, but this group of players needs the confidence to score without him out there.

2. The Bruins held a lead for 20 minutes- It has been awfully hard for the Black and Gold to hold a lead nowadays so for them to take a 2-1 lead into the third period is great, but a lead in the third period has been the trouble for the B’s. The team needs to play their brand of hockey-fast and physical.

3. Patrice Bergeron- Bergeron left the game about half way through the second period and did not return. He took an inadvertent elbow to the head and skated immediately off. This is a bad sign for the Bruins. They can ill-afford to lose a player like Bergeron. He is too good of a two-way player. He plays hard every shift and every game up four goals or down three. He is a staple on this team.

We will head to the third period with the Bruins leading 2-1. Check back later on for Chris’ final game analysis.

Share "Bruins 2 Senators 1 after 40" via

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

More in Game Day
Jan 28, 8 hours ago

Bruins Daily midseason report cards: Bruins defense and goaltending

Over the next two days, the Bruins Daily staff will reveal their midseason grades for the 2014-15 Boston Bruins. Today in second and final part of the mini-series, we examine the Bruins defense and goaltending through the first 48 games of the season…

Jan 28, 14 hours ago

Report: Canucks interested in Matt Bartkowski

With the March 2nd NHL Trade Deadline approaching, the trade winds are starting to pick up. One report that is gaining steam involves the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Canucks General Manager Jim Benning…

Jan 27, 1 day ago

Bruins Daily midseason report cards: Bruins forwards

Over the next two days, the Bruins Daily staff will reveal their midseason grades for the 2014-15 Boston Bruins. Today in Part 1, we examine the Bruins forwards through the first 48 games of the season. Stay tuned for Part 2 tomorrow where we’l…