Being reliable is good. It's just not good enough if you want to remain in the everyday Bruins lineup.
That was Claude Julien's message to Jordan Caron before the regular season began.
And with two regular-season games under their belt and now with two wins after Saturday night's 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings the Bruins once again look like the dominant team that went to the Stanley Cup Final last season.
The one question in Boston's everyday lineup comes on the third line. With Carl Soderberg getting closer to a return from an ankle sprain who watches from upstairs and who remains on a line with Chris Kelly?
Caron Reilly Smith and Soderberg are the three candidates. Obviously only two can win the battle. And with Soderberg injured for the first two games Caron and Smith have certainly been more than reliable while on a line with Kelly.
Caron's situation is different than Smith's mainly because Caron has been in the organization for several years now. More than anythin...