No, the Bruins aren’t fighting for their lives, why do you ask?
Star Trek: The Next Generation will always be one of my favorite TV shows. Lately, the Bruins have been reminding me of the episode Cause and Effect. In that episode, the Enterprise was caught in a time loop and keep repeating the same events that result in the Enterprise being destroyed. The Bruins also seem to be caught in a time loop as, once again, the Bruins are headed to another lackluster finish and could miss the playoffs for their third straight season.
So tonight, Bruins, take Commander Riker’s advice and decompress the main shuttle bay. Taking Data’s advice of using a tractor beam will only result in you being stuck in the time loop.
Khudobin will be making the start as Rask is day to day with a lower body injury.
Marchand – Bergeron – Backes
Stafford – Krejci- Pastrnak
Vatrano – Spooner – Acciari
Nash – Moore – Hayes
Chara – Carlo
Krug – McQuaid
Welcome back to Boston, Loui Eriksson!
As anyone who has been watching the Bruins this season can attest, they are wildly inconsistent. Is this a coaching problem? A player problem? A group leadership problem? A combination of all three? Who knows for sure. But, what we do know is that when these issues arise, even with a team still in the playoff structure (although Toronto is just behind with 6 games in hand on Boston), the coach will get the ax. Continue reading