TD Bank
News

The Trap!?!?!

Tuesday, 03.7.2006 / 2:46 PM ET / News
Boston Bruins
X
Share with your Friends


The Trap!?!?!
I was in the North End rink the other day and it was very interesting to me. I went in to say hi to someone and came away very surprised at what was happening on the ice.

It was a Saturday afternoon at about 3 and there was a game going on. Not very strange I know, but the part I found interesting was the age group. It was a men’s league game. I know there are lots of leagues, but I was very surprised that it was men in their 20’s and 30’s playing on a weekend afternoon. I just expected it to be kids.

Another thing that was great was the level of play. From what I saw, everyone was a good skater and had good puck skills. It was great to see. It also seemed to be fairly intense, but at the same time, no one looked like they were being clowns. To me, that showed that all the players respected each other and the game. Great!

The last thing I noticed was strange. One of the teams was using the trap. The trap! I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. Again, the trap, I was amazed. These guys were together on a Saturday afternoon playing the trap. We don’t like the trap. It’s not much fun. But, there at the North End rink on a Saturday afternoon, a group of guys with no coach was using the trap. I still can’t believe it. A lot of pro teams have a tough time staying patient enough to use the trap, but these guys were doing it perfectly. Amazing! These guys really love the game. A trap on Saturday afternoon. That’s why hockey in Boston is great.

The fan base has some hockey smarts. In my opinion, if you want to play the trap on a Saturday afternoon for fun, feel free to call WEEI and bitch. You’ve earned it. This Saturday though, I would really like to see the Left Wing Lock.
Coors Light - To the Black, The Gold, and The Cold

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
3 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
4 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
5 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
6 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
7 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
8 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 75 21 32 2 53
L. Eriksson 75 19 24 1 43
M. Lucic 75 17 25 14 42
D. Hamilton 72 10 32 -3 42
C. Soderberg 76 12 29 10 41
B. Marchand 71 22 17 5 39
R. Smith 75 13 25 9 38
T. Krug 72 12 25 13 37
D. Krejci 41 7 21 6 28
C. Kelly 74 7 20 7 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Rask 31 19 12 .923 2.30
N. Svedberg 7 5 1 .918 2.33
Hallmark Health System
BRUINS FAN POLL
 
Friendly's - Official Family Restaurant and Ice Cream of the Boston Bruins
Jack Links
NHL Ticket Exchange
Dunkin' Donuts Ultimate Bruins Experience Sweepstakes   AMI Graphics   Geico - Aim for savings

Click the instant ticket and enter to win Second Chance Drawings