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Dennis Seidenberg scored on a stealthy shot, and blocked another with his face.

Andrew Ference defends against one of Dennis Seidenberg's soccer kicks
Andrew Ference defends against one of Dennis Seidenberg's soccer kicks
Derek Leung

The Boston Bruins held off the Edmonton Oilers for the win.

  • Your game snapshot- just the details. [NewEnglandHockeyJournal]
  • The Bruins came out strong, and the Oilers opted to put Jason LaBarbera in for Devan Dubnyk after the first intermission. Sneaky Dennis Seidenberg was sneaky, Brad Marchand tallied one, and Jarome Iginla two. But it was not a one-sided tilt. []
  • The skilled young Oilers clawed back, and were speedy and relentless in an entertaining game. Chad Johnson stopped a career high 39 shots, and helped the Bruins kill a key penalty and defend against an extra skater in the waning minutes of the third period. [BostonHerald]
  • Jumping out into the lead was key for the Bruins, and finding a way to win. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Iginla continued to be the nemesis of the Oilers, and what went right and wrong for the Bruins. [WEEI]
  • Johnny Boychuk returned to the ice last night, and here are updates on other injured Bruins. Former PBruin Brian McGrattan weighed in as a character reference for Shawn Thornton. [BostonHerald]
  • Jeanna Radzinski's master's thesis delves into writer, fighter, father, Providence Bruin, and friend of the blog Bobby Robins. Be excellent! [JeannaRadz]
  • Are YOU ready for the return of "The Bear And The Gang?" Have a look at the trailers. [NESN]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Magic at the rink- why such a seemingly small gesture by player Charlie Coyle can thrill a Wild child. [UnitedStatesOfHockey]
  • There were interesting trends around the NHL last night: Goalies pulled. Players scoring twice. And TRUCULENCE! [BackhandShelf]
  • If they're looking for an example of a good rebuild, the Oilers can look to the Bruins. [EdmontonSun]
  • Andrew Ference spoke about what was so special about being a Bruin, and being a Bostonian. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Kevin Shier of the Toronto Patriots Jr. A club made the assist of a lifetime. [TorontoSun]
  • Here's a retrospective of Hartford Whalers Christmas cards. [GreatestHockeyLegends]
  • A scientific breakthrough about communication between hockey players [Onion Sports]