Fresh Links: Chris Cross Edition

Chris Kelly is congratulated after potting the game winning goal - Jared Wickerham

Chris Kelly sewed up the win over the Capitals in OT off a Matt Bartkowski shot rebound.

Wasn't it nice to hear Jack and Brick calling the game last night?

  • The Bruins peppered Braden Holtby, Zdeno Chara had himself a night with two goals, and Chris Kelly scored the game winning goal. (Video, 0:47) [NHL]
  • The New Look Bruins Power Play with Chara at goalfront is paying off. Niklas Svedberg will likely get the nod against the Jets on Thursday, and there were five (!) fights last night. [PatriotLedger]
  • Meanwhile, many punches were thrown, and the new niceties of helmet removal were observed. Shawn Thornton  had suggested removable visors, and Kevan Miller has a friend working at Oakley who reports one is being designed. [ESPN]
  • Peter Chiarelli sees prototypical power winger traits in Carl Söderberg, who is finding his transition from center to wing going better than he thought. [WEEI]
  • Loui Eriksson finally got to play with Patrice Bergeron in Detroit, and now looks forward to showing Boston what he can do. [BostonHerald]
  • Niklas Svedberg has one more chance to lay claim to the backup goalie position. [CausewayCrowd]
  • With all due respect to Nathan Horton, Jarome Iginla has stepped into his role almost seamlessly. [MassLive]
  • Next stop: Winnipeg/Saskatoon, and final preseason back-to-back tilts against the Jets. [@NHLBruins^CS]
  • The Bruins have signed former BC goalie John Muse. [BCInterruption]
  • Might the new Boston Landing complex being developed by New Balance in Brighton, which features an NHL-sized rink, be the new Bruins practice site? [TheBostonGlobe]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Watch this trailer for a documentary about Teemu Selanne. SEL8NNE. (Video, 1:46- click the small "CC" icon for English subtitles) [YouTube]
  • Here's your literature dose for today, William Faulkner wrote about attending his first hockey game. [SportsIllustrated]

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