What were the Bruins thinking(?), and Erik Karlsson finds the fountain of youth
The Boston Bruins make one of the all-time great unforced errors
Not sure I have ever seen a team make a dumber, more ill-advised, and just plain old idiotic unforced PR error than what the Boston Bruins did this week. It defies all logic and reason.
Through the first month of the season they have been the best team in the NHL.
Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci are back and still great.
David Pastrnak is playing like a man that wants to get a truck full of money.
They overcome significant early season injuries to two of their best players in Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy.
They have been completely steamrolling teams, won 10 of their first 11 games, and had an incredible plus-22 goal differential in said games. There was nothing to not like.
Until Friday, when they announced the signing of free agent defenseman Mitchell Miller to an entry-level contract. It was a stunning, out nowhere signing that took the Bruins from being one of the best stories in the league to a focal point for criticism, from both outside and inside the organization.
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