Fresh Links: Pens Again Edition

Jarome Iginla in the spotlight again. - Jen Fuller

Former Penguin Jarome Iginla returns Wednesday to face his OTHER former team, this time from the right side of the rivalry.

Let's look ahead to the Penguins as Jarome Iginla returns to face his OTHER former team. 

  • With any luck, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be all tuckered out. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • As for Saturday, "when the Devils pushed, the Bruins fell over." Tuukka Rask had an assist on the Jarome Iginla goal. Look forward to photos of the Bruins visiting Children's Hospital today in costume! [TheBostonGlobe]
  • The lack of a killer instinct has cropped up again in the Bruins' game. [BostonHerald]
  • Here are your three Bruin stars (and an honorable mention) of the week. [CausewayCrowd]
  • The Matrix, David Krejci, has shown leadership and consistency since being awarded the "A." [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • The Providence Bruins had a succesful weekend... [ProvidenceJournal]
  • ... on Sunday, Dallas trade bits Matt Fraser and Joe Morrow impressed, and Niklas Svedberg was solid in goal. [NHL]
  •  Bobby Orr: My Story is "more about a man than about a hockey player." The author is "bigger than hockey. At times even bigger than Canada. But not too big for his own britches." [TheAtlantic]
  • Calling out Buffalo owner Terry Pegula. Do read farther for news of Doug Hamilton (Freddy and Dougie's dad) as well as Blake Wheeler, Anton Khudobin, and Naoko Funayama. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Meanwhile, Zdeno Chara and former Bruin Benoit Pouliot did not receive invitations to speak to Brendan Shanahan this week. Here's why. [TheSportingNews]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Noted Bruin slayer Thomas Vanek has been traded, leaving the Sabres for the Islanders. [DieByTheBlade]
  • Get well soon, Pekka Rinne! A post-surgery infection has left him on IV antibiotics and may further injure his hip. [SBNation]
  • Rod 'The Bod' Brind'Amour took his conditioning very seriously. [TheHockeyNews]
  • Lane MacDermid brings it. Enjoy the fight commentary complete with ginger jokes. "I wonder what started this?" "Hockey." [SportsIllustrated]
  • C'mon, Ref! How do officials prepare for the season, and how's life on the road? [TSN]
  • Oh, the horror! Here's a league wide update of the NHL's bottom feeders thus far. [SpectorsHockey]
  • Which NHLers would make the best TV analysts? [TheSportingNews]

 

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