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Sounds of the game… Sabres 4, Bruins 2

Posted By Mike Petraglia On January 3, 2009 @ 3:05 pm In General | No Comments

For the first time since Dec. 10, the Bruins tasted defeat on Saturday, snapping a remarkable 10-game run of success. And for the first time since Oct. 23, they lost at home, a 14-game string of victory. How long ago was that? The Red Sox had just lost Game 7 of the ALCS to Tampa Bay four days earlier. Afterward, every Bruin to a man talked about facing adversity and how they plan to learn from this loss. Perhaps Milan Lucic said it best when he said that “good teams don’t lose two in a row and we have to be hungry come our next game.”  That will be the focus when they continue their six-game homestand against Minnesota on Tuesday night. But for now, we look back on a game with the help of coach Claude Julien, who introduced a new term into the lexicon of the Boston sports fan. “We needed some JAM and this was one of those games where you need a little bit more JAM.”  JAM is apparently hockey-talk for juice, energy and desire.

Julien said Saturday wasn’t Boston’s best effort [1].

Julien said Buffalo earned the win [2].

Milan Lucic said the Bruins will be hungry to start a new streak [3].

Marc Savard on the winning streaks coming to an end [4].

Tim Thomas said it was good to be tested with a loss [5].


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[1] Julien said Saturday wasn’t Boston’s best effort: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=10535

[2] Julien said Buffalo earned the win: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=10536

[3] Milan Lucic said the Bruins will be hungry to start a new streak: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=10537

[4] Marc Savard on the winning streaks coming to an end: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=10538

[5] Tim Thomas said it was good to be tested with a loss: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=10539

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