Found March 12, 2013 on NESN.com:
The excuses are there if the Bruins want to take them, but they have no one to blame but themselves after their latest third-period stinker. The B’s came into Pittsburgh early Tuesday morning, just hours after playing an overtime game and winning in a shootout over the Senators. After scoring two goals in the first period, the Bruins looked like they were poised to come out of Pittsburgh on the winning side of things, but they simply could not hold the lead, allowing three third-period goals in a 3-2 loss to the Penguins. The Bruins now have four losses this season when leading heading into the third period, or, the exact number of losses they’ve had in the same situation in their previous two seasons combined. The Bruins were no doubt tired Tuesday, but if they are truly believed to be a Stanley Cup contender, these are the types of games they must win. You could even argue that it would be an easier loss to swallow had the B’s come out flat and gotten rolled by the Penguins. But t...
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