True enough. The lockout, and subsequent compressed schedule, has most teams bushed.
Such reminders read akin to the Surgeon General’s words on the side of cigarette packs. Something like: “Warning: the schedule agreed upon by the NHL and the Players Association could lead to dead legs and crushed dreams.’’
The playoffs are fast approaching. The little bit of improvement the Bruins displayed Monday night was encouraging, but the opposition clearly was not the stern stuff they’ll see at the start of May.
When the puck drops on the second season, they’ll need Bergeron for the front, and a different answer for the back.