Man, the Bruins almost blew that one huh. Apparently if teams want a shot at beating Boston, the only thing you need to do is spot them a 2 goal lead at some point because they're sure to blow it and fight for their lives. It is inevitably bound to happen. I mean, whenever Boston takes a two goal lead, I have to tweet this out:
THE DREADED 2 GOAL LEAD
— PezDOY© (@PezDOY) October 18, 2013
And while the tweet is somewhat in jest, it's actually becoming a real problem with this team over the past few years. Last night, against a clearly inferior team, Boston went up 2 goals on Tim Thomas and almost pissed it away. You can make all the excuses that you want:
- ****** ice (and boy was it ******)
- ****** crowd (******** than the ice)
- ********* opponent
It doesn't matter. To win this division, you have to beat the teams are the bottom and scrape against the more "elite" teams. You have to beat Tampa Bay and Florida and Buffalo. The Bru...