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Loui Eriksson playing critical role in 10-game win streak

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The Bruins are four victories away from tying their franchise record of 14 straight wins. They turned the trick from Dec. 3, 1929, through Jan. 9, 1930. The team’s depth is a major reason why the Bruins haven’t lost since March 1. Not many teams have a skilled two-way forward like Loui Eriksson sheltered on their third line.

Opposing coaches have to send out their best forwards and top two defensive pairings to keep David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron from lighting them up. That leaves Chris Kelly, Carl Soderberg, and Eriksson more space against bottom-six opponents and third-pairing D’s.

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