A long, hard-fought series can tell you a lot about a team. That’s certainly true for the Bruins. With a Game 7 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round, the B’s look like a resilient, re-energized group ready for a long playoff run.
Next up: the Columbus Blue Jackets, the NHL’s giant-slayers and, arguably, the hottest hockey team around.
Before the puck drops Thursday night at TD Garden, here’s a rundown of what you need to know for Round 2:
The Fatigue Factor…Or Not