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Bruins done in by their mistakes

Despite letting sweep slip away, Boston's confidence should remain intact

Updated: May 24, 2013, 9:16 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- When a redirected shot beat Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 overtime win to stave off elimination in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, there probably were plenty of Bruins fans who suffered a flashback to 2010.

Just because the Rangers' Chris Kreider scored at 7:03 of the extra period to give New York its first win in this series Thursday night, there's no reason to drum up allusions to Boston's historic implosion ...

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