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Did Tuukka blow it?

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:23 am
by parkman
Tuukka was exceptional all playoffs, and while I would have like to see him save the 1st goal, it was by no means a weak goal. The coverage in the defensive zone was poor all night and the few shots they got were excellent scoring opportunities. The B's needed him to be exceptional in this game because Binnington was for the Blues and unfortunately while he was good, he wasn't perfect.

Re: Did Tuukka blow it?

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:04 pm
by ingersol
That 5 hole goal he gave up was a softy. But Tuukka was the reason the Bruins got to a Game 7 and got them to the Cup round. The B's need Chara to hang them up and get bigger, stronger and faster defensemen to play in front of him. The B's defensemen were getting beat up by the Blues forwards. I've never seen more Bruins players hit the ice than this season. Whether they were getting hit or losing an edge, Bruins players were on the ice far too many times.