Boston Bruins 2020 NHL Season Analysis

Posted by Derrick Harper on April 2, 2020 in

A season ago – the Boston Bruins were one win away from the ultimate goal. After running rough shot through the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Boston Bruins needed 1 win, and failed to get it and lost in 7 games to the St. Louis Blues. That was in the Stanley Cup Finals. Now, the Boston Bruins had another chance, with 100 points, which was 8 points ahead of the next best – Tampa Bay. The Bruins were 44-14-12 and the best NFL betting odds to win the 2020 Stanley Cup. Let’s take a look at the Boston Bruins 2020 Season Analysis.

Boston Bruins 2020 NHL Season Analysis

Pasta Man Delivering for Boston

David Pastrnak has been outstanding for the Boston Bruins. He and Brad Marchand combined for 182 points on the season. Pastrnak has scored 48 goals and dished out 47 assists on the season. Marchand leads the team with 59 assists, and have scored 28 goals. Patrice Bergeron and Torey Krug have also been super for the Bruins, with another combined 100 points on the season.

The Bruins are 9th in the National Hockey League in goals scored with 3.24 per game. The Bruins are 10th in the league with 32.1 shots on goal, while their power play unit was one of the best in the league. Boston is scoring on more than 25% of their chances thus far in 2019-2020.

Goaltending Solid for Boston

Tukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak were the two goaltenders for the Bruins. Rask was 26-8-6 on the season, with 5 shut-outs on the season. He allowed just 2.12 goals per game, and saved over 92% of the shots put on him. Halak played in 29 games on the season, and won 18. He allowed just 2.39 goals per game.

The Boston Bruins have the best defense in the league. The Bruins are allowing just 2.39 goals per game. The Bruins are allowing 30 shots per game, and they rank third in all the league in penalty kill, at 84.2%.

Betting Odds to win Stanley Cup

The Boston Bruins had the best odds in all of the National Hockey League. There is no surprise on this, as they had the most points most of the 2019-2020 season. The Bruins came into the week with +600 betting odds to win the 2020 Stanley Cup. That was better than Tampa Bay, who was second at +700.

Before the break in action. The Bruins lost to Tampa Bay and on the road at Philadelphia. The remaining schedule for the 2020 season was going to be at Buffalo, and then at home against Toronto and Columbus. Following that the Bruins were going on the road at Anaheim, the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks. The final six games were going to be at Detroit, Ottawa, Florida, and then on the road at Carolina and St. Louis and then at home against Carolina.