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Tuukka Rask Stops 36 Shots In The Bruins Win Over The Islanders. Ottawa, You're Next!

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<p><b> The Bruins return home to TD Garden after nearly two weeks of away games, hosting the Ottawa Senators on Thursday at 7PM:</b></p>

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<li> Here's your game synopsis. [<a href="http://www.hockeyjournal.com/blog/blackGold/Seguin-s_two_assists_help_Bruins_sail_past_Islanders">HockeyJournal</a>]</li>

<li> Postgame, Claude Julien recapped some of the takeaways from the road game series. [<a href="http://nesn.com/2013/02/bruins-win-over-islanders-serves-as-microcosm-for-ultimately-successful-road-trip/">NESN</a>]</li>

<li> Julien also pointed out that Tuukka Rask's (36 saves) performance made the difference. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2013/02/realistic_tuukka_rask_still_reason_for_victory">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> The weighting of the Bruins' schedule now swings to BUSY, and the goal is to maintain their solid standing. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2013/02/team_goal_remain_in_good_standing">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Bruins scouts were seen in San Jose at the Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche game. [<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sharks-continue-dominance-avalanche-shootout-073013086--nhl.html">YahooSports</a>]</li>

<li> And reports are that the Bruins have inquired about Danny Briere, who does not appear to want to waive his NTC. [<a href="http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/trades/2013/02/27/report_st_louis_blues_boston_bruins_danny_briere_flyers/">SportsNet</a>]</li>

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

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<li> Michael Ryder. Sigh. Back to the Habs. That is all. [<a href="http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=416909">TSN</a>]</li>

<li> "C'mon, Dude!" Brendan Gallagher yielded #73 so that Ryder could have it back. Cute photoshop, en francais. [<a href="http://25stanley.com/brendan-gallagher-cede-son-73-a-michael-ryder.html">25Stanely</a>]</li>

<li> More detail are coming out on the proposed realignment. [<a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nhl/2013/02/26/nhl-realignment-tentative-proposal/1949883/">USAToday</a>]</li>

<li> Siri has humoungous beeg answers for you(niverse.) Just ask! [<a href="http://network.yardbarker.com/nhl/article_external/siri_responds_with/12989959?linksrc=foxrg_nhl">PuckDrunkLove</a>]</li>

<li> And speaking of Ilya Bryzgalov and the universe, check out his new Star Wars themed mask! [<a href="http://nhl.si.com/2013/02/26/goalie-masks-flyers-bryzgalov-debuts-tribute-to-star-wars/?sct=uk_t2_a13">SportsIllustrated</a>]</li>

<li> There's been a noticeable European player hangover effect for players like Tyler Seguin. [<a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/many-nhlers-trying-to-shake-off-the-swiss-effect/article9100176/">GlobeAndMail</a>]</li>

<li> Ward vs. Ward at the goal line... which Ward won? [<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/cam-ward-save-candidate-robbing-joel-ward-glove-014824912--nhl.html;_ylt=AvTDoMQGgWRYZjcl5Je1d2h7vLYF;_ylu=X3oDMTRpNWsxY3NrBG1pdANMSVNUUyBNaXhlZCBMaXN0IE5ITCBCbG9ncwRwa2cDOGI1OTA4N2MtNjZhOS0zNzM0LTg1YjAtOGJhNjAzYmM4YjZkBHBvcwM2BHNlYwNNZWRpYUJMaXN0TWl4ZWRMUENBVGVtcAR2ZXIDY2ExYWViYTAtODA3Zi0xMWUyLWJmZGYtNTkzNDVkYmExMTlh;_ylg=X3oDMTFoYWo1YzR1BGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANuaGwEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>

<li> An official's take, dealing with food-throwers. [<a href="http://blogs.thescore.com/nhl/2013/02/26/refs-perspective-authority-and-the-ref-how-to-dodge-a-hail-of-cookies/">TheScore</a>]</li>

<li> Shame on this PeeWee coach and his unsportsmanlike conduct. That'll be 15 days in jail for him. [<a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/nhl/story/pee-wee-hockey-coach-gets-15-days-in-jail-for-tripping-022613">FoxSports</a>]</li>

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