Life’s a grind. The seasons’ a grind. Everyone has to deal with it, but right now the Boston Bruins have to grind a little more than everyone else.
So says Bruins head coach Claude Julien, and it doesn’t take Toe Blake to look at the Bruins’ current line-up and realize that the time for beautiful goals and dazzling odd-man rushes are over until the team returns to some semblance of full health. With hard-nosed Chuck Kobasew skating on the top line and defensive maestro P.J. Axelsson locked into a top-six role because of injuries, the Bruins have to return to their roots starting with tonight’s date with the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. (more…)