They might be the Big, Bad Bruins, but Boston's hockey team is also a classy bunch.
Following their stunning Game 7 comeback against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, (and if you're part of Leafs Nation, you know the story all too well by now) the Bruins were full of praise for their opponent.
"The whole city of Toronto should be proud of the Leafs," said Boston's bruising power forward Milan Lucic.
"The run the Leafs gave us was unbelievable," chimed in Bruins coach Claude Julien.
Kind words for sure.
But while the Leafs definitely deserve credit for going the distance against the heavily favoured Bruins, they also blew a golden opportunity. Sure, the Leafs are one of the youngest teams in the NHL and learned some valuable lessons in having their hearts broken against Boston. However the reality is, there's no guarantee the Leafs will even make ...