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Bruins not their best vs. Rangers

Comeback was nice, but failures of first two periods source of concern

Updated: February 13, 2013, 2:18 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Not to take away from the Boston Bruins' resilience and no-quit attitude, but one has to wonder: When playing elite teams -- the New York Rangers in this case -- is the Bruins' game half empty or half full?

Twice this season against the team that many had pegged as the Stanley Cup favorite and one the Bruins very well could face in the postseason, Boston has not given the Rangers their best shot. Instead they've hung in like a boxer taking punches and trying to sneak ...

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