Boston forward liked to put slump talk behind him

Boston Bruins player Jake DeBrusk is happy to have overcome his slump. In Boston's 5-2 win against Colorado on Thursday, 

DeBrusk finally got to talk about having another excellent game against a good team after months of fretting, wondering, and answering questions about his scoring drought.

In the first period, DeBrusk scored a nice redirection goal, and in the third, he passed across the slot to David Pastrnak for the game-winning power-play goal.

His two points gave him 10 goals and 12 assists this season, but his good game at both ends, including two crucial backchecking plays that neutralized Avalanche opportunities, impressed his coach Jim Montgomery.

Montgomery thought the Bruins were better overall if DeBrusk was clicking. "It hinders inspection. He replied that it makes us wave after wave at you.

A few days off over Christmas helped DeBrusk get back on track. "I have half a year to catch up. It was frustrating early in the year "stated. "I've been in situations when I doubted my abilities. I know I can.

It made it more frustrating. Christmas vacation allowed me to escape the game for a few days. I returned fresh and have been building on that ".

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