Nobody's tracking scoring chances for either of these teams, so all we've got to go on is pure shot differential, and Boston had the advantage:
|Team||Down 1||Tied||Up 1|
This isn't a small gap, either. Teams that controlled approximately 55% of chances with the score tied won 75% of playoff series over the last five seasons.
Here are the shots by score by game from Boston's perspective:
What can I say? Not much of game 5 and 6 were played tied, and the Bruins blew game 7. Chokers???