BOSTON - NOVEMBER 07: Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins is congratulated by teammate Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Buffalo Sabres in the third period on November 7, 2009 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeated the Sabres 4-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
It’s a whole new game for the Bruins this season.
In the post-lockout 48 game schedule, some things are sure to be a little different. Besides the condensed travel and the frantic pacing of the new schedule, other factors like conditioning are sure to be of the utmost importance. However, as Bruins like Patrice Bergeron and Andrew Ference point out, a shorter schedule means starting the season well is going to be that much more important.
Check out NESN Daily‘s report from Bruins practice on Friday in the video above.