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Our NHL 2015/2016 Simulation From EA Sports’ NHL 16

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Atlantic Division

1. Tampa Bay Lightning (41-27-14)
2. Detroit Red Wings (44-31-7)
3. Ottawa Senators (40-34-8)
4. Montreal Canadiens (39-36-7)
5. Boston Bruins (39-37-6)
6. Toronto Maple Leafs (36-36-10)
7. Buffalo Sabres (32-42-8)
8. Florida Panthers (30-43-9)

Boston Bruins

After a hectic off-season in which the Bruins made a series of roster moves, Boston missed out on the playoffs with a disappointing 84 points. Just two players managed to break the 20-goal barrier this year – Loui Eriksson and Patrice Bergeron. Bergeron was the star player for the Bruins, contributing with an extra 39 assists to bring his points total to 60 for the season, which resulted in him being awarded with the Frank J. Selke Trophy.

Zdeno Chára finished on a plus minus of 17 – well above any of the other top points scorers in the lineup. Brad Marchand and David Krejčí also contributed with over 50 points each, but new additions Matt Beleskey and Jimmy Hayes struggled to adapt.

The Bruins also scouted a number of free agents, eventually adding Erik Cole and Sean Bergenheim to their lineup. Both enjoyed reasonable success throughout the season.

Goaltending duties were spread out across three netminders, with Malcolm Subban being forced to play the majority of games (45) after an injury to Tuukka Rask early in the season. All three posted fairly average results in net, although Subban was awarded the Calder Memorial Trophy for his efforts.

Division: 5th
Conference: 12th
League: 23rd