The Bruins know how to make even a Saturday showdown with a rebuilding Canucks game feel important.
In Vancouver for the second game of a four-game tour of the Western Conference, Saturday was headlined by the B’s debut of trade additions Garnet Hathaway and Dmitry Orlov. Arriving in town and meeting their teammates late Friday night, both Hathaway and Orlov jumped into the mix for the Bruins — and at the expense of A.J. Greer up front and Connor Clifton on the backend — without a single practice with the team given the 4 p.m. Vancouver time start.
But this one was once again dictated by the Black and Gold’s star players, as the Bruins captured their sixth straight victory, and improved to a just straight-up stupid 45-8-5 on the season behind a 3-1 final over the Canucks.
Here are the 98.5 The Sports Hub (dot com) 3 Stars of the game from a win in Vancouver…