Smith had the primary assist on the Bruins’ first two goals, as they rallied from 2-0 down in the third period to defeat the Red Wings 3-2.
Playing on a line with rookies David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner has cut down forward Milan Lucic’s opportunities to play in crunch time down the stretch of the Bruins’ run to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Two days after lamenting the lack of the ability to get a potential goaltender interference penalty against Anaheim forward Corey Perry review, the Bruins got a lift from the boys in the NHL Situation Room on Saturday. And Boston took the momentum from the overrule and ran with it to snap a six-game losing streak with a 4-2 win against the New York Rangers at TD Garden.
CBS Boston’s Matt Kalman thinks the Bruins would be best to worry about playing better rather than missed calls and the absence of video review with only eight games left to earn a playoff berth.
In an odd twist, it appears the Bruins might’ve filled their right-wing need with Krejci.
Lead among the players that might earn a reward from Hamilton’s injury is Adam McQuaid.
Unlike “The Office” without Steve Carrell, the Stanley Cup Playoffs will go on and remain entertaining even if the Bruins are absent.
No one personifies the Bruins’ offensive struggles more than center Carl Soderberg.
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.