Bruins ready to take center stage

After Patriots' abrupt exit, they're embracing attention of Boston fans

Updated: January 22, 2013, 12:24 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- In the moments following the New England Patriots' loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday night at Gillette Stadium, fans could be heard chanting "Let's go Bruins."

Even though the Boston Bruins players were watching from home while resting for Monday's matinee against the Winnipeg Jets, it's as though they felt the same way as their fans did after the Patriots' season ended in defeat.

"We're all big fans," Bruins coach Claude Julien said ...

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