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Hitting The Links: Reeling Edition

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At least Turco Time went sort of okay.
At least Turco Time went sort of okay.

So this injury bug nonsense is pretty awful. The losses of Patrice Bergeron, Adam McQuaid and new callup Maxime Sauve could be devastating to the Bruins' Stanley Cup chances, especially Bergeron. While these three will be re-evaluated in Tampa, it's anyone's guess as to the severity, but one thing's for sure - it's highlighting just exactly how lucky the Bruins were regarding injuries last year.

After the jump, more on this weekend in Bruins hockey, the Blue Jackets have some decisions to make, and GM meetings begin...

Bruins News:

  • Marty Turco made his Bruins' debut in the 5-2 loss to the Penguins. He looked okay. [Herald]
  • It was a pretty ugly loss. [Globe]
  • That loss was the Penguins' ninth win in a row. [USA Today]
  • So many injuries. At what point do we need to look at man-games lost? Because this is ridiculous. [Globe]

NHL News:

  • To Nail or not to Nail? The Cannon looks at the details of rebuilding the Blue Jackets. [Jackets Cannon]
  • GM Meetings begin today and the red line will be a topic of conversation. [USA Today]
  • Martin Brodeur's brother wants him to finish his career having played 666 games. Ha. [Fire and Ice]
  • Saku Koivu is about to play his 1,000th NHL game. Amazing. {OC Register]
  • Dan Carcillo will remain in the Western Conference, thank god. He signed a 2-year extension with the Blackhawks today. [Tribune]
  • Jaroslav Halak put the Blues on his back last night as that team beat the Jackets 2-1. [BND]