Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/20/14

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 03: Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on December 3, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Flames 2-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The Boston Bruins are an excellent hockey club with skill and ability to go far in the playoffs.  What they have not been lately is bold.  Jarome Iginla may have been unattainable because of a desire to play in Pittsburgh, however the Bruins hardly pulled out all the stops to get him.  They should have given Calgary an offer that was far, far above that of any other team.  They did not do that.  You could reasonably argue that the Eastern Conference title was riding on which team would get Iginla.  He is a difference maker that the Bruins need more than any other team in contention in the East.  Even before the Penguins got Iginla, the Bruins were going to be hard pressed to match Pittsburgh's  firepower.  Now there is an embarassment of riches in the Steel City.   That team is going to be almost unstoppable.So what do the Bruins do now?  Their fans are Boston fans and we know what that means:  Dermanding and hostile when things do not go their way.  They are going to have to make a...
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