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Bruins' penalty kill? Alive and well

Better chemistry, addition of Paille have boosted success rate

Updated: December 8, 2009, 6:16 PM ET
By Matt Kalman

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- It was easy for outsiders to look at the Bruins' penalty kill at the outset of the season and diagnose why on Oct. 19 the club was ranked 26th in that department.

Savvy veterans P.J. Axelsson and Stephane Yelle had left the organization and created a void that at the time seemed impossible to fill. However, Boston soon solved the problem with both the addition of Daniel Paille and a set rotation of forwards that could create chemistry with each other.

When the ...

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