The Boston Bruins have made history by breaking the NHL regular season points record, accumulating an incredible 133 points in just 81 games. This impressive feat includes 64 wins, 12 losses, and 5 overtime losses, giving the team a point percentage of .821. With a goal differential of +127 and a current seven-game winning streak, the Bruins have been nothing short of dominant this season.
Analytically, the Bruins are unmatched, boasting a goal differential more than double that of the next closest team and 22 more points than any other team in the league. David Pastrnak has been a driving force behind their success, contributing 111 points in 81 games this season.
Depth scoring has also been a significant factor for the Bruins, with 11 players recording 30 or more points this season. In net, Linus Ullmark has been exceptional, starting 48 games and winning 40, while posting a 1.89 GAA and a .938 SV%. Jeremy Swayman has also played a crucial role, winning 23 of his 32 starts with a 2.21 GAA and a .922 SV%.
As the Bruins continue their remarkable season, they set their sights on maintaining their momentum as they head into the playoffs. Their record-breaking performance has undoubtedly set a new benchmark in the NHL and serves as a testament to the depth and skill of this exceptional team. The Bruins are certainly a team no one wants to face in the first round of playoffs.
The Boston Bruins will either face the Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins, or New York Islanders.