Five keys for Bruins against Lightning

Updated: May 14, 2011, 12:01 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning will finally begin the Eastern Conference finals series Saturday at TD Garden. With the Lightning off since May 5 and the Bruins since May 6, there might be some rust to shake off, but the two teams are ready to go. Here's what the Bruins must do to continue their deepest playoff run since 1992 and advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since 1990.

1. Keep game-by-game mentality Probably the biggest topic going into this series is ...

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