Found February 14, 2012 on Days of Y'Orr:
There are a lot of people calling this game a "must win" game. I must be missing the point of "must win" games. A "must win" game is if you're looking to get into a playoff spot or to hold an opponent back from overtaking your spot. If you look at the standings, Boston will end up in the top 3 of the Eastern Conference (barring a catastrophic meltdown or a significant injury). They're currently second place in the Eastern Conference and first overall in the Northeast Division. I don't see Ottawa (who is currently 6 points back of the Bruins) making a surge to overtake the Bruins. The Bruins also have 5 games in hand when compared to Ottawa. For those unaware of the terminology of "in hand" it means that the Bruins (53 games played) have played 5 fewer games than Ottawa (58 games played). In a perfect world Boston wins those five games and they're now 16 points ahead of Ottawa and crushing the Northeast Division. Of course, that...

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