The Bruins’ power play had plagued them all season long, but Saturday’s frustrating ending might be the most damning example of the team’s struggles yet.
Boston failed to record a shot during a last-minute power play chance, and the Canadiens held on to win 2-1 and remain in first place of the Northeast Division. The B’s will certainly be kicking themselves if the final standings come down to a point or two, but at the very least, it should serve as motivation for the team to finally solve its special-team problem.
NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is awarding Michael Ryder our “First Place Flop” player of the game in honor of Ryder’s power-play tally. Who’s your choice?