The Bruins tried to argue that their five-day break was a positive, allowing them time to practice and work on integrating the team’s new members. They mentioned the toll the Stanley Cup run had taken, that some rest wasn’t all bad.
Read it all, now.
Don't miss any of your favorite stories again. Read the stories that matter to you as much as you want, whenever you want when you subscribe to BostonGlobe.com.
Get full access today for just 99¢