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Fresh Links: Buffalo Stance Edition

The Bruins Face The Sabres For The 3rd Time, Seek Consistency And Results During 2 Weeks On The Road.

Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE

<p><b>The Bruins are looking for a higher compete level in a nearly two week long road trip, opening in Buffalo this evening against a Sabres team anxious for a win. </b></p>


<li> The Bruins are taking Claude Julien's "happy but not satisfied" mantra with them on the road. Shawn Thornton sees benefits in playing away from home. [<a href="|BOS|home"></a>]</li>

<li> Their scrappy finish in the shootout loss to the Rangers is what they want to focus on going forward. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> The Sabres, on the other hand, are focusing on better discipline after a loss to the Ottawa Senators. [<a href="">WGRZ</a>]</li>

  • A successful Bruins road trip may hinge on these five things. [BruinsDaily]
  • <li> Mike Millbury on Felger & Mazz on Matt Cooke, Tuukka Rask, Tyler Seguin, and possible trade targets. [<a href="">WBZ,</a>]</li>

    <li> The Karlsson incident highlights the Bruins' efforts to minimize player injury. [<a href="">WBZ,</a>]</li>

    <li> The latest NESN podcast discusses Dougie Hamilton, Tyler Seguin, and Erik Karlsson's injury. [<a href="">NESN</a>]</li>

    <li> Let's check in on the Bruins' college and juniors prospects, shall we? [<a href="">BleacherReport</a>]</li>


    <p><b> And for our amusement:</b></p>


    <li> Andrew Ference noticed TWO <i>Hooked on Phoniques</i> fails on the menu in Buffalo. [<a href="">@Ferknuckle</a>]</li>

    <li> But in the end, it was his dinner companions that made the meal a special one. [<a href="">@Ferknuckle</a>]</li>

    <li> How about the Ference girls' clever valentines? [<a href="">@Ferknuckle</a>]</li>

    <li> Sorry about the lockout. Now bend over and take these ticket price increases. And Sabres fans? Yours is the highest increase. Ha Ha! [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

  • The KHL Traktor arena was damaged in the meteor strike in Chelyabinsk. [SportsIllustrated]
  • The Confessions of a Zamboni Operator. [PuckDaddy]
  • </ul>

    <p><b> Don't forget to vote for @cupofchowdah for a Shorty Award in the "Green" category for the #treesforgoals initiative. Voting closes 2/18, PLEASE GO DO IT NOW!!!!</b></p>


    <li> Here's the link, and remember- <b>@cupofchowdah</b> in the <b>"green"</b> category and include the required brief explanation, perhaps noting the hashtag <b>#treesforgoals</b>. [<a href="">ShortyAwards</a>]</li>