The round-robin tournament is over, and so begins, as Tuukka Rask puts it, the “real” hockey.
The Boston Bruins laid an egg in the round-robin stage, losing all three games. In turn, the B’s enter the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference, and Tuesday marks Game 1 of their first-round series against the sixth-seeded Carolina Hurricanes.
In the latest “NESN Bruins Podcast,” NESN.com’s Mike Cole and Logan Mullen discuss what went wrong in the round-robin and what their takeaways were from those three games. They also do a full preview of the upcoming series against Carolina.