Adam Vingan is a hockey writer for SB Nation DC and a founder of the Washington Capitals blog Kings of Leonsis. An editorial intern for SB Nation, Adam will be assisting with Stanley Cup Finals coverage for SB Nation Boston.
Boston finds itself in yet another 2-0 hole after Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks in the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals. The Bruins may have escaped such a hole earlier this postseason, but history shows that it will be a tough task to do that again in the Stanley Cup Finals.
The Bruins and Canucks combined for 28 penalty minutes over 12 power plays, but none were more controversial than the four minutes that Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows served at the end of the first period for biting Bruins center Patrice Bergeron at the end of the first period.
The Bruins and Canucks will begin their respective quests for the Stanley Cup when they face off in Game 1 Wednesday and that is enough for Canadian comedian named Andrew Barber.
With the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks set to begin Wednesday, it is time to look back on how the Bruins got to this point. But not in terms of who they beat to get to the Stanley Cup Finals.