WILMINGTON, Mass. — There’s no way the Boston Bruins keep winning at the clip they’ve been at since the start of the season with Marco Sturm and Michael Ryder out of the line-up and Phil Kessel not scoring goals the way he was during November and December.
It’s as simple as that, and the third-year winger knows it. After racking up five shots on net against Philadelphia Saturday, Kessel nailed San Jose goaltender Evgeni Nabokov three times and also had three attempts blocked Tuesday against the Sharks.
Kessel, however, is keeping his outlook optimistic
“Obviously, it’s not going in right now. In that sense, you’re a little frustrated. You’ve just got to keep going and obviously it’s going to turn one of these days,” he said today after an off-ice workout at Ristuccia Arena. (more…)