The Bruins also had an optional skate that was sparsely attended. Julien does not need to remind his team not to let up; they are just three years removed from losing the Eastern Conference semifinals after leading the series against Philadelphia 3-0.
“We know how hard it is to close. That’s the thing you hope your players realize extremely well after all the experiences we’ve had throughout the years,” he said. “We now know how hard it is to close and no reason for us to come out tomorrow and not play as hard, if not harder, than we did last night.”