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Hitting the Links: New Streak/Weekend Edition

The Bruins have developed a great habit of scoring goals in quick bunches, but last night gave up 2 goals in 39 seconds in the first period to fall behind the Winnipeg Jets 2-0. But they fought back and scored the next four, as Chris Kelly continued to contribute offensively with two goals and Brad Marchand iced the game with an empty-netter.

Old friends Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart made their return to the Garden, but neither was able to hurt their old team. It was the first time the Bruins have faced the new Winnipeg Jets, and though the uniforms were different didn't this feel like a Bruins-Thrashers game?

After the jump, no crying over broken streaks, all is not well in Edmonton, and vote for Seguin!

              Bruins News

  • Though the Bruins' win streak ended at 10 on Friday, there was no reason to get too emotional about it. [WEEI]
  • Sheriff Shane Hnidy returned last night as a Jets analyst. Good to see him doin well. [ESPN]
  • Understandably, Stuart and Wheeler had mixed feelings during the Bs Cup run. [ESPN]
  • Friday's matinee featured a meeting between two of the best defensemen in the NHL, Zdeno Chara and Nicklas Lidstrom. [Projo]
  • The Bruins' tradition of playing matinees the day after Thanksgiving seems ready to become an NHL staple. [Globe]
  • An interesting article by Fluto Shinzawa on Daniel Paille's adjustment to wearing a full cage, with a nice pun in the title. [Globe]

               NHL News

  • Questionable hit from Max Pacioretty on Kris Letang last night. Letang broke his nose but had a pin inserted and got his revenge by scoring the OT winner. [Puck Daddy]
  • Scary moment last night in Detroit as BC grad Patrick Eaves took a slapper off the side of the head. He was taken to the hospital and as I'm writing this at 11 o'clock there is no word on his condition. Best wishes Patrick. [Puck Daddy]
  • Taylor Hall left the Oilers' game against Colorado last night with a shoulder injury. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Sidney Crosby is already involved in some controversy. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Kerry Fraser on refereeing "revenge" games like the Bruins-Sabres game last Wednesday. [TSN]
  • All-Star voting is open. You should go submit Tyler Seguin as your write-in candidate. [NHL]