Take Town: Crunch time already?
The experience of the Bruins struggle to close out the Panthers on home ice last night wasn't pretty.
Boston dominated that game by just about any metric besides the scoreboard, attempting 91 shots in all situations and generating more than twice as many expected goals as Florida. But their probable-Vezina-winning goalie got outdueled by Sergei Bobrovski and they turned 18 high-danger scoring chances into three goals and got outscored 3-1 at full strength.
So two things are occurring to me now. First, the two games Boston's lost in this series — and I guess it's important to stress that they're still up 3-2 going back to Sunrise — have been the result of the Bruins not managing the puck well in their own building. Even before Linus Ullmark's atrocious giveaway in overtime, that thing was bei
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