Claude Julien Wears Egg On His Face

Boston Bruins coach complains of Montreal Canadiens embellishing. 

“The frustrating thing is that we get 17 minutes into the penalty box when we should have been on the power play. It’s as simple as that,” said Julien. “It’s frustrating because tonight – as everybody saw – there’s a lot of embellishment. This is embarrassing for our game: the embellishing. Right now they’ve got over 100 power plays [this season] and it’s pretty obvious why.

“We’re trying to clean that out of our game, and its got to be done soon. It’s not about [Sunday]. It’s about the game and the embellishment embarrasses our game. We need to be better than that. It’s pretty obvious when P.K. [Subban] gets hit and throws himself into the glass and holds his head. You know what? If we start calling those penalties for embellishment, maybe teams stop doing it. But until we take charge of that it’s going to be an issue.”

“You definitely would like to see a lot less embellishment,” [Milan] Lucic said. “I know the way that we are as a team, and how we play and the type of people that we are, we don’t accept that type of play here in this room. We definitely don’t like that. “

 

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