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Sounds of the game… Bruins 4, Panthers 2

The beat rolls on for the hottest team on ice. The Bruins dispatched of the over-matched Florida Panthers [1], 4-2, in the first regular season Friday night NHL [2] game in Boston in 31 years. The win also helped the Bs tied the New York Rangers [3] for first place in the Eastern Conference. Listen to them talk after, and you get the sense that they know they can play even better. A great thought for fans of the Black and Gold and a scary thought for the rest of the NHL [4].

Patrice Bergeron said the Bruins didn’t give the Panthers much early on [5].

Bergeron and the Bruins will now focus on their arch-rival Canadiens Saturday night in Montreal [6].

Dennis Wideman said the Bruins can still play better [7].

Head coach Claude Julien said despite the success, the Bruins won’t be reading their clippings [8].

Julien said his team is learning to handle success [9].

Tim Thomas said the team is aware of how well they’re playing but keeping things in perspective [10].

Former Bruin Nick Boynton, sporting stitches on his brow and chin from a fight with Milan Lucic, said there’s no getting around the fact that the Bruins are for real [11].