Monday night’s win over the Carolina Hurricanes might have looked good for the Bruins on paper, but as is often the case, the final score may have been a little misleading. Sure the B’s rolled to a 6-2 win over a hapless opponent, but this was not the dominant effort the score might suggest. The B’s did plenty of good things, but they’re far from out of the woods right now, and they showed even in winning easily that there’s still plenty of room for improvement over the final 10 games of the regular season. It was a game that lacked any real dominant storylines, but there were plenty of things worth breaking down. So without further ado, here’s the good and the bad from the win over the Canes. The Good The combination of Brad Marchand and Jaromir Jagr It’s been a work in progress to not only assimilate Jaromir Jagr into the Bruins’ lineup, but also to figure out where he fits best. It’s beginning to look like he’s got at least one compatible linemate in Brad Marchand. The two combined for two more goals Monday night, and they now have combined for three goals in Jagr’s three games with Boston. Bruins’ offense breaks out The B’s took full advantage of one of the worst teams in the league, and in the process, they scored a season-high six goals. The Bruins had 11 guys register at least a point, and six of those players had at least two. On a night that Claude Julien once again rolled new lines, it was encouraging to see such a balanced attack. Jordan Caron scored his first goal of the season, Rich Peverley scored for the first time in 10 games and Dennis Seidenberg tied a career high with three points.
Bruins Offer Both Good and a Little Bit of Bad in 6-2 Win Over Hurricanes
NESN | Apr 9