We have to regroup and focus on one game at a time.
“You turn pucks over against Tampa, it starts there. This is two games in a row we’ve blocked a shot that [ends up] in our net. We need to be more assertive in those areas. Palat got a good piece of the saucer pass from Nikita Kucherov, but Halak saw the shot and was able to lift his glove hand to make a futile save attempt. Lightning Stanley Cup playoff schedule 2020: Dates, Times, TV Channel, scores for every game Bruins vs. … Lightning live stream: Watch NHL Playoff Game 2 online NHL Playoffs: Bruins catch break with Lightning D Ryan McDonagh out for Game 2 NHL Rumors: Bruins exec John Ferguson Jr. interviews for Panthers GM job Stanley Cup playoff schedule 2020: Dates, Times, TV Channel, scores for every game … I'm sure Ritchie wants to work through these struggles, but it's seemingly only getting worse. But one of the few areas where the Bruins might have had an advantage -- goaltending -- is now another department where they are now inferior to the Tampa Bay Lightning.Cassidy was asked postgame what his message would be for Game 5, and it was mostly about fixing the many problems that he sees right now.“We had some breakdowns in front of our net early on, and we have to correct those and need to be harder. Boston's top line scored six goals against the Hurricanes in last year's East Final, and another strong effort from that trio would go a long way in helping the Bruins achieve a similar outcome versus Carolina this season.This first-round matchup will be the fourth playoff series between these teams:--1999 Eastern Conference quarterfinals: Bruins win 4-2Here's the complete schedule for the Bruins vs. Hurricanes first-round playoff series. It put us in a bigger hole and we started working our way out of it, but if you're going to put yourself in a hole you got to score goals to win games. 12 seeds in both the Eastern Conference and Western Conference winning their matchups against the No.
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When the lineup had questions, the Bruins stuck with Ritchie. [That] just doesn’t happen over a long period of time. A bad retaliatory slash in front of two officials led to the Lightning scoring Game 3's first goal, then Ritchie provided what might have been the final blow to the Bruins' season With Ritchie in the box serving five minutes for boarding, the Lightning scored to make it 3-0 and put the game -- and likely series -- out of reach.This is cruel to the guy. Lightning: Karson Kuhlman, Connor Clifton return for Game 4Bruins vs. Bergeron has zero points in each of the last three games and just five shots on net, Marchand has just one even strength point and four shots on net in each of the last three games and Pastrnak has just one even strength assist in the last three games, despite 13 shots on net.Pastrnak missed a wide-open net in the third period after a sweet Bergeron dish that could have eventually made it a one-goal game late in the third period. “It’s on us to make sure we execute better with the puck and finish a few more plays. That is all we can control right now.”It’s a nice sentiment from Coyle, but it’s not about mentality when it comes to the Bruins and Lightning. And they may have a long upcoming offseason to think about it.Bruins' Chris Wagner ruled out of Game 5 vs.
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Bruins vs. We have to regroup and focus on one game at a time. Tampa Bay has clearly shown in the last two postseason meetings they are a better hockey club than the Bruins, and they are doing it again this series.The only question now is how many games it will take and what the Bruins are going to do about a better team in their division blocking their way these days.It’s clear after four games that something needs to change with the Black and Gold, because it’s not good enough right now. Ritchie hasn’t been ruled out after a physically taxing Game 4 and fourth line center Sean Kuraly skated with the team and “is progressing” after missing the last two games with an undisclosed injury.Wagner was one of Boston’s best players in the round robin while scoring a couple of goals, but he hasn’t been as good vs. the Lightning with zero points and a rough minus-5 rating in four games against Tampa Bay. Bruins vs. That will be a bit of the message, as well.”None of this even gets into the fact that teams aren’t coming back from big deficits like this in the bubble because thoughts of home begin to creep into players’ heads at this point.