Originally written on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 11/17/14

OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 21: Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place on December 21, 2009 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)
  This game was embarrassing for the Bruins.  A few of their players injured themselves out of their own stupidity.  Tim Thomas looked like a complete joke.  The defending champions had no answer for the hottest team in the NHL.   Speaking of which, the Pens are like 21-4-something in their last however many games that stat is.  That is unrealistic.  The top seed in the Eastern Conference, seemingly unattainable when the calendar flipped to 2012, is easily with the Pens' grasp.    Dckhead Islanders let the Rangers beat them in OT last night, or else this would've have looked even better.   Two things:   1. Don't listen to any ******** about people being worried the Pens are "peaking" too early.  The stretch over the past 25 games has to do with the Pens finally having a consistent lineup every night that isn't ravaged by injuries.  This is Ray Shero's vision.  Actually, Ray Shero's vision involves Crosby and Letang, so tha...
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