NEWARK, N.J. -- One regulation loss is a rare sight for the Boston Bruins these days. Consecutive regulation setbacks would be more of a rarity for the NHL's hottest team.
The Bruins are hoping to avoid a consecutive regulation loss Sunday when they visit the New Jersey Devils in the second night of a back-to-back set for both teams.
The Bruins are coming off a 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday when Ryan Spooner and David Backes scored in an otherwise disappointing showing on home ice three days after a 6-1 road victory over the New York Rangers.
"We didn't want to forecheck tonight," Boston coach Bruce Cassidy told reporters. "We just wanted to beat guys 1-on-1. I don't think we stressed their D too much tonight. We just didn't execute." >> Read more
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