November Will Make or Break Bruins

November Will Make or Break Bruins

On Nov. 1, 2010, the Boston Bruins showed a glimmer of their eventual championship form: 6-2-0 record, an NHL-best 11 goals allowed, a 4-0-0 mark on the road.

On Nov. 1, 2011, the Boston Bruins have the hockey world wondering what the hell happened to that team that won the Stanley Cup: 3-7-0 record, 25 goals allowed, 1-2 mark on the road.

As Stanley Cup of Chowder noted yesterday, the Bruins put up 14 points in their first 10 games of last season, compared to six this season. The numbers just get more depressing from there: Center David Krejci(notes) with one goal in seven games and a minus-5; just three players who have tallied more than two goals in 10 games, and one of them is Rich Peverley(notes); the power play is as expected based on their 2011 playoff run at 5-for-39; the PK is a middling 6-for-41.

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