Mazz: Forget the Xs and Os - Bruins need to push back

And so here we are, on the morn of Game 3 in the Gateway to the West, and we are reminded of something we learned long ago in the Sports Hub of the universe: there is no easy path to a title. Championships are not given so much as they are earned, and the Bruins are going to have to fight for it, starting tonight at the Enterprise Center.

Bruins winger David Backes will be healthy scratch in Philly

Peter Cehlarik's latest big chance to show that he can be an NHL contributor has come with a price. And its name is David Backes, the Bruins' $6 million man on the right side, who will sit as a healthy scratch for the first time since joining the Bruins in 2016. "Worst thing as a…