In 1967 the Boston Red Sox lived the ‘Impossible Dream’, going from last to first in one season. 40 years later, the Sox made a Possible Dream come true; fielding a solid team and winning the World Series. With many New England sports teams looking good this season, can they all make their "Possible Dreams" come true?

 

Friday, November 2, 2007

Claude Julien's '07 Bruins looking Solid

Despite the loss of young gun Patrice Bergeron to a grade 3 concussion, the Bruins put together a great performace at the Garden last night. Filling in for Bergeron, Glen Metropolit scored two goals and notched two assists in a solid performance. The real star of the night was Marco Sturm, who deflected a shot off of Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller for the overtime win.

11 Games into the season the B's are 7-4 with 14 points, putting them at third place in the Northeast. The Bruins are playing much better than most sportswriters and fans had predicted they would. Chalk it up to Claude Julien focusing the team's attention on cleaning up their game. Last season the Bruins were one of the most penalized teams in the NHL. The B's weren't playing dirty, they were just playing sloppy. With cleaner play comes more opportunities to take advantage of the power play, and less pressure on constant penalty killing.

Led by face-breaking (or wound re-opening if you prefer) Zdeno Chara and a well-rounded team, the 2007-2008 Bruins are looking towards the Possible Dream of getting back to the playoffs.

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