Found March 06, 2013 on NESN.com:
The Bruins under Claude Julien have put the utmost value on being able to use any one of the four lines at just about any point in the game. At the very least, the B’s have been at their best when they’ve got the top three lines operating at an adequate level. That’s not happening right now, and while the Bruins’ early-season dominance may have hidden some of their flaws, the club’s embarrassing 4-3 loss on Tuesday night in Washington helped expose some of those flaws. One of the biggest flaws this club has right now is the lack of productivity from its third line, a line that for the majority of the season has consisted of Chris Kelly flanked by Chris Bourque and Rich Peverley. The trio has combined to score five goals (one of those, Kelly’s lone goal of the season, was a power-play goal) and they have 10 assists. They have gone stretches of games without doing much of anything offensively, and any real chances are usually foiled by shots that inexplicably miss the net. But the rea...
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