By S. Bradley

BOSTON — Milan Lucic did his part this afternoon to try to get the Bruins off to a better start against Carolina than any they’ve had recently.

Lucic fired three shots on net and threw one hit, but he and his teammates still went to the dressing room down 1-0 after 20 minutes and 12-6 shots advantage.

After that, the Bruins didn’t muster much else en route to a 3-0 loss at TD Garden.

Here’s what Lucic had to say after the game: