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Turn up the volume: Julien gives it to his B’s
Posted By Mike Petraglia On October 9, 2009 @ 1:00 am In General | No Comments
Claude Julien won the Jack Adams Trophy for best NHL coach this past summer because last season he knew all the right buttons to push during a first-place regular season finish in the Eastern Conference. He may have pushed his first one this season when he pulled no punches following his team’s dismal 6-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night at TD Garden, dropping to 1-2 on a season-opening five-game homestand. He made it clear that he would put his fourth line out on the ice for every shift if it meant he would get maximum effort.
Julien made that comment because he believed, in watching his team allow six unanswered goals after an early 1-0 lead, that his fourth line was the only one that gave an honest effort.
Here’s a sample of what he and others inside the Bruins dressing room had to say.
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 Claude Julien said his team allowed the Ducks to take over the game on two power play goals in the second: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17462
 Julien said his team couldn’t sustain the first period momentum: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17463
 Julien said his fourth line was his only line on Thursday night – and that’s not a good thing: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17464
 Bruins goalie Tim Thomas said Thursday night should be a lesson for the rest of the season: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17465
 Winger Shawn Thornton said the Bruins simply need to be more consistent: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17466
 Steve Begin said the Bruins didn’t show their character on Thursday: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17467
 Marc Savard on what happened to the Bruins: http://bigbadblog.weei.com/?attachment_id=17468
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