The Bruins' D gave him very little space and shut him down pretty well. I think it had less to with him struggling effort-wise than it did having a lack of size and experience in the playoffs. Not even the kid line was able to generate anything offensively. It sucks to admit it, but Boston were just a superior team that was too big and firing on all cylinders.
Pretty much this. So much of his game is based on his speed, and he had no space to use it. The Bruins are disciplined defensively, and at no point in the series where they chasing a game.
Its also I think that his style of play doesn't translate very well to the PP where you're stationary a lot.
I will say this though - if he'd been paired with a healthy Zetterberg things would have been very different for him.
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