Tuesday, 03.31.2015 / 11:44 PM
Milan Lucic Powers Bruins' Killer Instinct in Win Over Florida
The Bruins found their killer instinct in a 2-goal 3rd period and beat the Panthers 3-2 at TD Garden as Milan Lucic notched the game-winner....
Sunday, 03.08.2015 / 9:29 AM
behind Montreal and Tampa Bay. They may be ahead of the Bruins points-wise, but they're also jockeying for playoff positioning.
The Bruins are hoping to carry over momentum from their overtime win into the divisional matchup. The killer instinct showed in the victory should definitely give them extra jump - it was the kind of win that happened often last season, but that hasn't happened often enough
Saturday, 12.13.2014 / 5:16 PM
that this year,” said forward Milan Lucic. “When we don’t bear down and make the most of our chances, you’re going to have tough nights and not get wins. Yeah, we get the lead, it’s great — but instead of extending the lead like we should and having that killer instinct, we let the [other] team get back into it with the next goal.
“Those are the things that we have to get better at. It just hasn’t been
Tuesday, 10.28.2014 / 11:02 PM
Rask's glove to seal the 4-3 fate.
There wasn't much pushback from the Bruins, except in the closing minutes when they attempted 15 shots and Krejci made a closing bid.
"For our team, that's usually our bread and butter, having that killer instinct and shutting it down and playing our best period in the third and unfortunately, it wasn't there," said Lucic. "We were losing battles in the D zone
Saturday, 04.05.2014 / 5:56 PM
of the reasons we’ve had a pretty decent amount of success.”
Lucic struck again with the insurance goal about 30 seconds later, taking yet another feed from Eriksson and fighting through net-front traffic to find the back of the net.
“We have a good killer instinct in this dressing room to go and play our best when it matters the most,” Lucic said. “I think we gained a lot of experience throughout the years
Wednesday, 04.02.2014 / 11:57 PM
was deemed "day-to-day" with a minor lower-body injury that he could have played through, if it was the postseason.
It didn't change the Bruins' approach, though. Jordan Caron slid into the lineupand Loui Eriksson filled on the right wing, alongside David Krejci and Milan Lucic. Caron took Eriksson's spot for the game, skating with Chris Kelly and Carl Soderberg.
"We wanted to come out with two points
Saturday, 02.22.2014 / 3:18 PM
said. “We want to have that killer instinct every night, and I think, you know, in the past, we’ve kind of done that the other way, where we’ve taken a couple nights off, where we don’t seem to have our legs.”
“But I feel like our team this year has taken a different approach, especially having new guys on our team that haven’t been playing in the playoffs, or who are veterans, like Loui [Eriksson
Saturday, 02.08.2014 / 7:25 PM
Anderson for his second goal of the game to make it 3-0 early in the second. Ottawa's Bobby Ryan broke through later in the period, but Iginla wasted no time in getting the Bruins back their three-goal lead, cashing in on David Krejci's patience.
"We showed killer instinct and we put a few more goals in the net," said the always understated Krejci, who assisted on tallies from Iginla and Lucic. "We
Saturday, 12.07.2013 / 2:47 PM
"It’s going to be important to have that kind of killer instinct -- I thought our practice [on Friday] was good, and I think we can bring that into the game and have that kind of a mentality."
The Boston-Pittsburgh matchup will never have Boston-Montreal status when it comes to rivalries, but clearly, the two teams have become two of the top measuring sticks.
"Obviously playing each other