The Bruins have had a pretty miserable March, losing a number of games where they should have easily won, and looking terrible most of the time. Many fans are blaming the personell such as Claude, Chara, Horton and Lucic to name a few. Some are saying Chiarelli has no balls and won't make a deal, even though he offered a decent amount for one of the biggest names on the trade block.
I decided to do some research and compare this late season slump to other years. Here are the Bruins stats for the month of March for the past three seasons.
7-4-4 (2010-2011) 15 total
9-7-1 (2011-2012) 17 total
8-6-2 *(2012-2013) One game left to be played 17 total
As we know, the Bruins were able to win the cup in 2011 with the 3rd overall seed in the East and in 2012 they finished 2nd overall in the East before losing to the Washington Caps in 7 games.
I remember banging my head off the wall last year when the Bruins were sluggish and they ended up being one of the favorites, before losing in the ...