The Eastern Conference playoff race is closer than it has been in years this season, and two of the teams fighting for playoff spots are facing off on Monday night in Philadelphia when the Boston Bruins visit the Flyers.
The Boston Bruins have been one of the best defensive teams in the NHL during the Claude Julien era thanks in large part to Zdeno Chara. But he can still carry their defense this season at the age of 38?
The Boston Bruins suffered through a tough 2014-15 season, followed by an offseason full of turnover. After all of that, can they possibly bounce back in 2015-16? Here's three players that can help make it happen.