Boston also comes in with an edge in health. While they're missing
Winning the special teams battle is a key component of every club's pre-series planning, but it's especially critical for a Bruins side that looks little like last season's high-scoring squad. The B's held the Sabres without a power play goal in the first round. That'll be a tough act to repeat, considering that the Flyers had the third-rated power play during the regular season. But as long as the Bruins can minimize the damage, they have an edge.