Common sense dictates when one team has one more player than another, scoring should come a little easier for the team with the man advantage.
It took the Boston Bruins a long time to find the back of the net against the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night at the TD Garden.
After a four game stretch in which the Boston Bruins scored only three goals, the thought on everyone’s mind at the TD Garden last night was whether or not the Bruins could turn around their recent offensive woes. Facing a team that had allowed 18 goals in its last four games in the Montreal Canadiens, the hope was that Thursday would finally be that night.
Last year, the Boston University field hockey team fell in the America East Tournament semifinals, ending its reign of three straight championships. The Terriers hope to avoid a similar fate against the University of Maine Friday at 4 p.m. in Albany, N.Y.
Before the start of the 2009-10 season, Jack Parker, coach of the No. 5/7 Boston University men’s hockey team, said he’d be happy if his team could squeak out three wins in its first five games.