Game Thread: Bruins at Blues 4/1/16

Happy April Fools’ Day!

The Bruins are in St. Louis tonight to take on the surging Blues. Things haven’t been so great in Bruinland these days, as we dropped our last game to the Devils, who are out out of the playoff picture completely. Wouldn’t it be nice if the Blues thought this game was an April Fools’ prank and stayed home? Those are two points I know I’d be happy with.

Everything is a mystery. The Bruins had an optional morning skate. Most of the guys who you think “Hey, he might need some practice” showed up for practice. Some other guys did not. What will the lines look like? It’s a crapshoot.

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Devils Night 2: The Deviling

Unfortunately, the Bruins Penalty Kill is not so great when Bergeron is in the box. Bad, Bergy, very bad!

Fortunately, the Bruins looked downright energetic after Travis Zajac’s PPG. Let’s hope that energy carries through the next periods.

I’m manning the Twitter account and find that it’s a fun way to take notes on the game. Expect the Game Recap to just be 200+ embedded Tweets. Really. Ok, not really. But REALLY.

(Yes, that editorial image is what you get when you’re lazy and you just type in Bergeron at Getty Images.)

Devils Night: Bruins at Devils 3/29

 

The Bruins are in Newark to play the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center tonight at 7pm. The Bruins still cling to third in the Atlantic with 88 points with the Detroit Red Wings breathing down their necks in the first Wild Card spot at 87 points. What’s worse is that the Wings are playing the Habs in Montreal tonight, which makes me want to root for Team Meteor to win in Quebec. So, as stated in a previous Game Recap, a win here is a Super Duper Important Win™. Continue reading