Bruins Lacking That Killer Instinct

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Even before the puck dropped for the opening faceoff in Game 5 last night, Sabres center Paul Gaustad was shoving and battling with the guy across the circle from him, Bruin Patrice Bergeron.

Gaustad got himself kicked out of the circle, but he already had delivered a message: The Sabres were ready to push back.

And the Bruins [team stats] did not respond as they should have, mounting only a late effort that wasn’t nearly enough, as they lost 4-1, sending the series back to the Garden for Game 6 Monday night.

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