For stretches of the Bruins’ first two games in the playoffs, three of the four lines have shown offensive life.
However, the No. 3 line has submitted an offensive flat line.
For two games, the four forwards who have seen third-line duty (Chris Kelly, Jaromir Jagr, Rich Peverley, and Kaspars Daugavins) have failed to record a point. They have combined for only eight of the Bruins’ 81 shots.
The third line has dulled any pace the other units have generated. It is the line that is causing the Bruins the greatest worry heading into Game 3 Monday night in Toronto.
It is a disappointing rate of production, especially for Jagr.
In Sunday’s practice at TD Garden, Jagr skated with Peverley and Kelly. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.