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Former Bruins Wheeler And Stuart Return To Boston, Hopefully To Be Sent Home To The Peg Empty Handed

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Shawn Thornton scores on a penalty shot against Ondrej Pavelec
Shawn Thornton scores on a penalty shot against Ondrej Pavelec

The hopes of New England sports fans are pinned on the Bruins after the Patriots' loss. Let's hope that matinee games go much better for the Boston Bruins this year:

  • In case you missed it, the Bruins looked sharp defeating the Rangers 3-1 on Saturday. [TheScore]
  • ...while the Winnipeg Jets fell in their home opener to the Ottawa Senators. [The Globe and Mail]
  • ...and the road is not a friendly place to the Jets as a rule. [SLAM Sports]
  • "Gritty trumps pretty" for the Bruins. [New England Hockey Journal]
  • the Bruins benefitted from post Black & Gold scrimmage soul searching. [CSNNE]
  • Aaron Johnson is called up from, and David Warsofsky returns to, the Providence Bruins. [WEEI]
  • An analysis of what Jeremy Jacobs' apology REALLY means. [PuckDaddy]

More fun and games:

  • Zdeno Chara 's jersey giveaway a sweet prize to fan's widow. [NESN]
  • The POOH BEAR sweaters will celebrate their season's debut this afternoon. [nhlbruins Instagram]
  • HNIC solicited fan photos celebrating season opening games, and included this Bruins fan's submission. [@Bev774]
  • Bruins Daily solicited and published fan tweets in response to the win. [Bruins Daily]
  • Let's revisit "Sugar" Shawn Thornton 's penalty shot from last year's game. [YouTube]
  • The Phoenix Coyotes ' Mike Smith pulls a Tuukka Rask. [PuckDaddy]