There’s no other way to put it.
The Bruins came out last night and just laid the wood on the Pittsburgh Penguins, dominating them throughout (though Felger said he was “frustrated” with the Bruins in the 2nd period.) in a 6-1 victory to go up 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Steve Conroy has the Bruins making it look easy last night. Fluto Shinzawa says the Penguins can’t be counted out just yet, but the Bruins are making them look like paper tigers thus far. Joe Haggerty has the Bruins making good on their vow to be even better in game 2. Mike Petraglia says that the only thing that can stop the Bruins now is overconfidence. James Murphy has the Bruins using brawn with brains to beat the Penguins. Jesse Connolly looks at an excruciating, humiliating loss on home ice for the vaunted Penguins. Scott Cordischi has Crosby, Malkin, Iginla < Krejci, Marchand and Horton.
DJ Bean has the Bruins exposing the Penguins in more ways than one. Stephen Harris says that the Bruins couldn’t have imagined a better start to the game than they got last night. Kevin Paul Dupont examines how the Penguins have lost their way. Joe McDonald has the Bruins determined not to get ahead of themselves or compare this to 2011. Haggerty says that the Penguins were no match for the Bruins. Dupont also says that the NHL failed when it gave Matt Cooke a pass.
Christopher L. Gasper has the Bruins showing that they never should’ve been labeled underdogs in this series. Bill Burt says that the Bruins are in complete control of this series. Steve Buckley has the Penguins B-dazzled in game two.
Michael Hurley has Brad Marchand showing that he’s more than just a pest. Michael Vega has Marchand getting an early jump on Pittsburgh. CSNNE has the Nose Face Killah with his best game of the postseason. Matt Kalman has Matt Bartkowski handling things well after having to sit in favor of Andrew Ference. CSNNE says it had to be a bitter pill for Bartkowski. CSNNE also has Torey Krug adjusted to a different style of play in this series. Harris has number 3 goalie Niklas Svedberg looking forward to his shot next season. Kalman has Jaromir Jagr making an impact.
NHL release: Morning Stanley Cup of Joe – June 4, 2013
A few other links:
Sports talk’s Wilson looks to reverse disturbing trend – Bill Reynolds has Chuck Wilson looking to make an impact on sports outside of radio.
An enduring relationship between an icon and city: David Ortiz’s ties to Boston run deep – Alex Speier looks at how Ortiz was the most impactful free agent signing of the offseason.
Enough! Time for Major League Baseball to embrace comprehensive instant replay – Former Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler weighs in on the need to get calls right.
Impact player possible for Red Sox’ first draft pick – Peter Abraham looks at what the Red Sox might be considering with the 7th overall pick in this months MLB draft.