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Quick Hits – Julien shakes up Boston lines

Milan Lucic

Milan Lucic

Milan Lucic skated with 2nd liners David Krejci and Blake Wheeler in Wednesday’s practice. I believe that the 1st line will now have Marco Sturm at left wing (his natural position) and Michael Ryder moving up to play on the right side. Blake Wheeler could move to right wing on the second line.

I don’t see this as a demotion, but rather as a warning.

Thus far, Lucic just has not been the game-long physical presence that has earned him hero status in Boston. Lucic has said that enjoys being on the top line, and the hope is that re-aligning him will re-ignite the drive and competitiveness that makes him so enjoyable to watch.

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Bruins Week in Review — Columbus Day edition

The Bruins floundered this week

The Bruins floundered this week

Five games into the 2009/10 season, the Bruins have certainly not played up to expectations.

Having given up 19 goals over that span and looking more listless with every shift, the Bruins look like a team with an undue sense of entitlement; pre-season press predictions of a Stanley Cup Finals appearance seem to have undermined Boston’s sense of self.

There have been glimpses of the dominant team that accrued 116 points last season; Continue reading

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