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Morning Skate: Could be better

I think we can agree that there’s room for improvement.

Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images

At least the first one is out of the way?

The Bruins sure didn’t look good on Thursday night, and they didn’t look much better yesterday afternoon.

Defensive lapses are a concern, but perhaps a more pressing concern is the anemic offense. The Bruins didn’t do much offensively against Columbus, and didn’t do much against Philly either.

All things to work on before Wednesday. While seeding is important, it’s more important for the B’s to work out any kinks before the games really matter.

Today’s highlight

This collision between Matthew Tkachuk and Mark Scheifele was the talk of the hockey world Sunday, so...

Today’s discussion topic

...what’s your take on the play above? Malicious from Tkachuk, or lost footing leading to a bad result?