PITTSBURGH — The Bruins were seven minutes away from stealing a win. They held a 2-0 lead over the Penguins. Anton Khudobin was making timely saves. Zdeno Chara had kept Sidney Crosby (20 points in his last eight games) off the scoresheet.
But the Bruins were sitting on their lead. It is no way to play against any opponent, far less one as lethal as Pittsburgh. The Penguins made the Bruins pay for their indifference.