Hard to Explain Slide

SUNRISE, FL — As the B’s sat in their quiet visitors’ locker room in the BankAtlantic Center, even some of the most veteran NHL players in the room were hard pressed to explain the B’s 6-2 setback to the Florida Panthers.

"I don’t know what we did, but we did something," said goaltender Tim Thomas, lamenting what seems a complete loss of puck luck. "A lot of the times you get the luck you’re working for — not that we’re not working — we’re trying.

"[There] just haven’t been a lot of bounces like this in a long time."