2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Round 2 Eastern Conference Preview
Tom Vecchio breaks down the Round 2 contests in the Eastern Conference.
Columbus Blue Jackets at Boston Bruins
The Bruins come into this series at -160 favorites while the Blue Jackets are sitting as +140 underdogs but are the much more rested team. Columbus was able to take care of the Tampa Bay Lightning in a very quick 4-0 and have been off since April 16th. On the other side, the Bruins wrapped up their series the other night over the Leafs 4-3 and have just two days off before this series. The Bruins have significantly more playoff experience on their roster, which tends to come into play the longer series go on.
The Bruins were one of the better defensive teams in the league this season, but had a few slips ups in the first round. They didn’t look as sharp when clearing the puck which put Tuukka Rask in a bad spot. If that continue in this series, the Columbus forwards will have a field day. Speaking of forward, the Bruins are led by Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, and David Pastrnak on the first forward line. If you are playing DFS, they...