The Boston Bruins have a real chance of winning the Stanley Cup from the Eastern Conference (via thegoalieguy)
For the past four or five years, the Boston Bruins have been one of the beasts of the east. This crop of “beasts” is much thinner this year than in years past. Only the Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins have shown that they are legit Stanley Cup contenders. Both lead their divisions by at least 13 points, and are showing no signs of giving up that lead. Right now, the Bruins next closest competitor is the Toronto Maple Leafs, who they ousted from the playoffs last year in seven games. The Bruins are a well balanced team, and boast one of the best scoring differentials in the league. Here are five reasons why the Bruins will win the Stanley Cup.
1. Been there done that
The Bruins have been a consistent contender for the past four years, reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in three of those four years, the Stanley Cup Finals in two of those years, and even raising the cup in...