Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 1/27/13
Bourque and Neely combined for 77 goals and 106 assists for the '90-91 Bruins. With a win Monday night, the Bruins would improve to 4-0-1 on the season, matching their best start to a season since the 1990-1991 campaign. That season, Cam Neely and Ray Bourque brought the Bruins to the ECF, where they fell to Mark Recchi and the eventual Stanley Cup Champion Penguins. Standing in their way are the Carolina Hurricanes, who so far this season have been pretty average sitting at 2-2-0. This team for the past six seasons has relied upon strong goaltending from veteran Cam Ward, as well as solid two-way play from one of the best centers in the game, Eric Staal. But the difference in this years Hurricanes team is the depth. They added added veteran winger Alexander Semin from the Washington Capitals. The 28-year old Semin has averaged 31 goals per season over the past six years, giving Eric Staal his first legitimate right handed scoring threat since Ray Whitney. Their first line is ...
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