Through his first five games as a Bruin, Jarome Iginla has no goals and one assist. The Bruins are paying Iginla $6 million to see his blasts hit the back of the net, not tattoo the glass. When the Bruins have a five-on-three power play for 1:53, as they did in the third period of Monday’s game, they do not expect Iginla to shank away sparkling chances.
“I think he can shoot the puck a lot better than we’ve seen him,” said coach Claude Julien. “We know he’s a good shooter. Whether that’s pressing or whether that’s circumstances, I don’t know.”
“I think it’s just being a little too anxious,” said Iginla. “Just lifting my head up. You want to get that goal for the team. Get one and get feeling it.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.