For the second straight year the NHL playoffs take place and the Boston Bruins won't be part of them. A regular season finale dud against Ottawa Saturday put the final nail in the coffin.

Perhaps what makes it worse - the Detroit Red Wings lost Saturday. If the Bruins could have won Saturday's game they would have gotten the #3 playoff spot in their division.

Changes are doubt about that. When, who, to be determined.

Here's the face of the B's, Patrice Bergeron after Saturday's loss...