2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Three takeaways from Bruins’ intrasquad scrimmage – Bullet dodged with Marchand

(Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

The Bruins ramped up their prep for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday when they held an intrasquad scrimmage in front of a sold-out TD Garden. David Backes’ two goals paved the way in a 5-3 victory for Team Black over Team White.

Here are a couple of quick takeaways from tonight’s scrimmage:

Don’t get caught up in the box score

All in all, I wouldn’t read too much into individual performances from tonight’s scrimmage, which ended with a 5-3 victory for Team Black over Team White.

More than anything, tonight’s intrasquad matchup was