The Bruins have to be grateful Spooner has some wise friends.
If adjusting to life as the backup goaltender hadn’t been giving Bruins netminder Niklas Svedberg a hard enough time, his equipment made life a little more difficult Sunday.
Motor-mouth Bruins forward Brad Marchand might have just given his smack talking opponents some more verbal bullets for their battles.
The Bruins have given forward Reilly Smith the candy, but they’re banking on him still swinging at the piñata and beating it to a broken, decrepit pulp.
There are two words to describe the Bruins’ shootout performances: terrible and consistent.
The best thing the Bruins might have going for them right now is solidarity.
You can’t blame Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli for not paying what he considered exorbitant prices for rental players on the trade market.
The trio of David Pastrnak, Ryan Spooner and Brian Ferlin are providing much-needed enthusiasm for a struggling Boston Bruins squad.
So much of goaltending is based on confidence. It seems like everything the Bruins have done this season has been aimed at tearing down Svedberg’s pride.
Milan Lucic has made it tough on Boston by not meeting expectations.