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Do you make some lineup changes to save your season?

April 20th, 2017 at 7:29 PM
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Here we are again: a true “must-win” game.

The Bruins‘ track record in games like this hasn’t been great in the past few years, and their effort on Wednesday night did little to inspire confidence in a big comeback.

The main issue last night was that the Bruins didn’t generate a ton in terms of quality scoring opportunities, as lines one through four struggled to get real high-quality looks.

They had maybe four or five good chances; the two Brad Marchand breakaways come to mind, as does the bouncing loose puck in the final minute.

The other huge issue is that they continue to have a black hole of a third line. It’s hampered the Bruins all season long, and may play a large role in their demise, whenever it comes.

I’m not even sure what you do with it at this point. Ryan Spooner’s play this season has left plenty to be desired, and I’m not convinced he returns at season’s end.

To me, Frank Vatrano has grown increasingly frustrating to watch. It’s probably confirmation bias on my part, but he seems to shoot when he should pass and pass when he should shoot.

Toss in the fact that he left the Garden in a walking boot, per …

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Tags: Brad Marchand, Bruins, Colin Miller, David Krejci, Drew Stafford, Frank Vatrano, Jimmy Hayes, Tim Schaller, Vatrano

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