Bruins tied for first after overtime stunner
TAMPA — Throughout the first several months of the season, the Bruins’ presence within the Eastern Conference playoff bracket was always countered by the pessimists with the fact they never seemed to get up for the big games.
It was a very good argument — while it lasted.
In the past four games against the meat of the NHL — the Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning — the Bruins nabbed 7-of-8 points. The B’s punctuated the run with a thrilling, 1-0 overtime victory against the Lightning last night at Amalie Arena.
Backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson... read more