Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 2/28/12
by Kirk DouglasLast week the Bruins had an impressive road win against the very pesky Senators. The game featured another strong  performance from the Bergeron line, a goal by David Krejci, and a memorable night for rookie Carter Camper, scoring his first in the NHL. The Sens made it a nail biter when Daniel Alfredsson just starting letting seeds fly from the half wall. Only an empty net goal iced the two points and finished a long road trip off on a positive note.There was something missing however, something the Sens took full advantage of throughout the game. The Bruins were without their tough guy Shawn Thornton, who was ailing with the flu. Don't get me wrong, the Bruins have plenty of tough costumers, see Adam McQuaid and Zedano Chara as prime examples. But it is Thornton that polices the ice for the Big Bad Bruins and without him in the line up you could clearly see his value to this team.It started with Chris Neal leveling Johnny Boychuk with a legal but crushing hit. It the...
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