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Fresh Links: Waterfowl Edition

Pass the treat basket, let's munch candy and take in some hockey between doorbell rings!

Teemu Selanne, our second favorite Finn
Teemu Selanne, our second favorite Finn
Marianne Helm

Tonight's game is the Bruins against the Anaheim Ducks, duck drop at 7PM:

  • Ho-hum, the Bruins lost to the Penguins in the regular season. Again. But it was fun to watch! [BostonHerald]
  • Here's the dish on what went right... and wrong. [WEEI]
  • Jarome Iginla received neither cheers nor jeers in his return to Pittsburgh, but he did get physical with Sidney Crosby. [TheHockeyNews]
  • The Bruins were clearly playing second fiddle to the Red Sox last night. [TheNewEnglandHockeyJournal]
  • Ryan Spooner has been called up from Providence. [ProvidenceJournal]
  • Milan Lucic has earned his chance to be considered for on the Team Canada roster. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • "Kick his @$$..." Cam Neely is featured in an NBCSN promo piece directed by Bobby Farelly for the Thanksgiving Showdown, first aired during last night's game. [NHL]
  • BU star Nick Bonino and several Ducks teammates were able to take in last night's World Series win, and here's tonight's preview. [Bruins.NHL]

Haunting elsewhere around the rink:

  • COSTUMES! What would Halloween be without hockey players and costumes, especially the Bruins lads at Children's Hospital, Anton Khudobin, and Hal Gill, who steals Zdeno Chara's big bunny idea... [TheSportingNews]
  • Enjoy a good scare as the NHL captures fans in costume at the rink. [NHL] This girl was especially ghoulish. [NHL]
  • Oh, the horror! "Scott Hartnell has more haircuts this season than teammate Claude Giroux has goals." [TheSportingNews]
  • Tim Thomas' new mask is reminiscent of John Vanbiesbrouck's. Almost Catamount-esque... [TheHockeyNews]
  • Semyon Varlamov of the Avalanche faces some very serious allegations. [Denver WestWord]
  • In a bizarre addendum, the Russians are crying foul. Mark my words, the next shoe to drop will be that it's all retaliation for the Russian stance on homosexuality... [PuckDaddy]
  • Jokerit is leaving the SM-Liiga for the KHL! [RSport]