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Fresh Links: Miller Time Edition

With both Adam McQuaid and Dennis Seidenberg on the mend, the call has gone out to Providence to send up a defenseman.

Kevan Miller and Daniel Paille help Niklas Svedberg defend the goal
Kevan Miller and Daniel Paille help Niklas Svedberg defend the goal
Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

<p><b> The Boston Bruins, currently atop the Eastern Conference, host the St. Louis Blues at TD Garden tonight at 7pm.  </b></p>


<li> Former UVM Catamount Kevan Miller has been called up, possibly to make his NHL debut. [<a href="">MetroWestDailyNews</a>]</li>

<li> A stiff westerly wind will blow into town, a team built very much on the same model as the Bruins. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Injuries to Adam McQuaid and Dennis Seidenberg have combined to test the Bruins depth at defense. Young players stepping in present a challenge, and Tuukka Rask and Zdeno Chara have had to pick up the slack. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> So how's realignment treating the Bruins so far in the new Eastern Conference? [<a href="">BruinsDaily</a>]</li>

<li> Tuukka Rask 's "sparkling play" ensures he will not be overlooked as a candidate for the Vezina again this year. [<a href="">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Here's what the Buffalo Sabres see in GM candidate Jim Benning. [<a href="">SabreNoise</a>]</li>

<li> Don't be fooled by his "baby face," Ryan Spooner is working on his consistency, assertiveness, and aggression. [<a href="">MetroWestDailyNews</a>]</li>

<li> Welcome back, Vladimir Sobotka! Revisit this vintage interview by Naoko Funayama, with David Krejci translating and Blake Wheeler offering the one word he knows in Czech. [<a href="">YouTube</a>]</li>

<li> Enjoy the Jack Edwards call of the week, Milan Lucic 's breakaway goal in OT against the Blue Jackets, and a few more for good measure. [<a href="">BruinsDaily</a>]</li>


<p><b> Elsewhere around the rink: </b></p>


<li> The USA Hockey Sled Classic is underway in Colorado Springs, they will be streaming online if you'd like a look. [<a href="">USAHockey</a>]</li>

<li> Got narrative? Dig into the "crazy tales" of the season so far. [<a href="">TheGlobeAndMail</a>]</li>

<li> Sean McIndoe bravely reassesses his right and not-so-right predictions for the NHL season so far. [<a href="">Grantland</a>]</li>

<li> Lessons were learned after the watershed JFK assasination that led to subsequent sensitivity in professional sports leagues' game postponements and cancellations after national tragedies. [<a href="">Trentonian</a>]</li>

<li> Meet Stéphane Waite, and see why Carey Price is happy to have him in his corner. [<a href="">MontrealGazette</a>]</li>

<li> Rick Nash has a new perspective on head injury, and calls for players and the NHLPA to take responsibility for themselves. [<a href="">NYPost</a>]</li>

<li> The Reading Royals for the WIN!  Get a load of their ugly Christmas sweater jerseys. [<a href="">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>

<lI> Jose Canseco was pulled over (and then laughed at) while transporting goats. Check out the diaper fail. [<a href="">HuffingtonPost</a>]</li>