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Complete Preview and Predictions for the Boston Bruins in 2016-17

The Boston Bruins narrowly missed the playoffs in 2015-16—they were technically tied for No. 8 in the Eastern Conference—but it was also clear the Stanley Cup team of 2011 was eroding and many of the youthful replacements were found wanting. Boston's goal differential last season was +10, with the team scoring 240 and allowing 230 goals overall. Both numbers represented a spike from 2014-15—the Bruins were 213-211 that season—and the goal this year will be to keep the offensive improvement and cut down on the goals against.
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