A look at the good, bad and ugly

The Bruins are full of surprises as they push toward a Stanley Cup repeat

Updated: January 27, 2012, 4:27 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

In this week's Bruins mailbag, we offer a midseason assessment and prediction, thoughts on Tim Thomas and his future in Boston, and ideas on Peter Chiarelli's next move.

Q. Give me the following Bruins awards at the All-Star break: Team MVP; Biggest surprise; Biggest disappointment; Biggest question for the second half. -- Matt (Connecticut)

A. Good question! Always fun to hand out midseason awards and I think some of mine may surprise you. Here they are:

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