Found April 11, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — The Bruins were up against it Thursday night against the New York Islanders. The B’s were playing their second game in as many nights and their third game in four nights to begin the week. Yet for the first 20 minutes it looked like the B’s seemed ready to take on that challenge and perhaps conquer it. However, with less than a minute to play in the first, Josh Bailey scored to give the Isles a 1-0 lead. It was a rotten way to end one of the club’s best first periods in a while, and that’s pretty lofty praise considering they outscored their opponents 6-0 in the first period in the two games prior. It could have also served as a microcosm for the game. Despite dropping the 2-1 decision to the Islanders in a game in which the Bruins certainly didn’t have their best game, players and head coach Claude Julien were taking positives out of the game, despite the outcome. Maybe they should have just sung Jackson and Browne’s “Running on Empty” in the dressing room after instead an...
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