Countdown to PuckRant – Bruins Find their Pace as Johnson and Miller Demonstrate Depth

Johnson demonstrates goaltending depth in Boston (Photo Credit - @NHLBruins)

Johnson demonstrates goaltending depth in Boston (Photo Credit – @NHLBruins)

The last time I saw you I was disappointed in the Bruins for winning games and squeaking by with shootout losses. Although this afternoon’s 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes ended in overtime, it looks like the boys are back to playing Bruins hockey. Although they were a little slow to start in the first period, after Andrej Sekera scored just under 6 minutes in, it looks like the Bruins found that fire they were lacking in their last game – today’s 2 points were well earned. With plenty of offensive action and outshooting the ‘Canes 38 to 24, today’s score can be attributed to Cam Ward being on top of his game, and to a lesser extent, the Bruins breaking in a new goalie.

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Countdown to PuckRant – Bruins Struggle Despite Tallying Points


Tuukka Rask making one of 43 saves Tuesday at MSG (Photo via Getty Images)

On many occasions, fans at the TD Garden will hear Jack Edwards scream “Two U’s, Two K’s, Two Points.” Tuesday’s 2-1 win over the New York Rangers proved just how much the Bruins have to rely on their net minder to pull off a win. After being outshot 2:1, they were lucky to walk away as the victors, but no one can expect their goalie to stand on his head every night – even if it is Tuukka Rask. The reality is, even though they have won 7 of their last 10 games, the Bruins’ performance has been lacklustre of late, which is unusual for a team with such a deep talent pool.

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Athlete’s Perspective on the Boston Marathon Attacks

Trigger Warning – this post contains images of injuries that some may find upsetting.

Someone once asked me if I would rather be blind or deaf. The answer, without hesitation would be deaf. You think someone like me who love music, and was at one point considered to be a gifted musician and singer would at least pause to weight the pros and cons of losing either my hearing or my vision. The reason why its such an easy decision is that my eyesight is the most important sense I have when it comes to riding. While not having my hearing would make navigating a crowded warm up ring difficult, it would be impossible for me to see a distance to a fence without my eyes.

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Open Letter to Equine Canada

I am disgusted with your lack of support for Tiffany Foster during her debut Olympic Games. There is really no other way to put it. The entire team in London believes that this is a misapplication of the rule and we all know that having a fourth rider would have given Team Canada a better chance to bring home another show jumping medal.

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