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The Boston Bruins Eke One Out In OT Against The Ottawa Senators. Combined Speed Of All Three Goals Did Not Exceed School Zone Speed Limit.

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<p><b> Maybe it was sweet payback for Tuukka Rask, this time the game winning goal in the fading minutes of OT with the Senators was a dirty goal FOR the Bruins:</b></p>

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<li> Remember, Tuukka doesn't like to lose in OT. Just for fun, let's revisit the drama of the fiery Finn's ire. [<a href="http://www.thebiglead.com/index.php/2012/01/21/tuukka-rask-had-a-delightful-freakout-following-the-bruins-3-2-loss-to/">BigLeadSports</a>]</li>

<li> Claude Julien has the same confidence in Rask that he had in Tim Thomas. [<a href="http://www.boston.com/sports/hockey/bruins/2013/03/01/rask-winning-games-winning-coach-confidence/OU5HOMd0bOYtT6IbQILHxK/story.html">BostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> However, Julien noted that the Bruins were being beaten to the puck more than he'd have liked. [<a href="http://nesn.com/2013/02/claude-julien-notes-that-bruins-were-often-second-to-puck-in-tough-win-against-senators-video/">NESN</a>]</li>

<li> The Bruins squeaked out this one, chalking up a character win, and will play at home for the next short stretch. [<a href="http://espn.go.com/boston/nhl/story/_/id/9001525/boston-bruins-motivated-play-better-sneaking-ottawa-senators">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Dougie Hamilton stepped in to give-and-go with Nathan Horton, who trickled one past Robin Lehner. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2013/03/sluggish_b_s_find_a_way_again">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> The Senators scored after the Bs failed to clear the crease after Tuukka Rask closed down a clean breakaway during a Sens power-play. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2013/02/b_s_slip_one_home_in_ot">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> The game winning OT nail-biter was a trickling Patrice Bergeron redirection of a Dennis Seidenberg shot, which was reviewed. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2013/02/bruins_use_typical_grit_ugliness_to_knock_off_senators">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Here's the lowdown on the good, the bad, and the ugly. [<a href="http://bigbadblog.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/2013/02/28/patrice-bergeron-helps-bruins-past-senators-in-overtime/">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> Milan Lucic 's physicality benefitted the Bruins. [<a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/bruins/post/_/id/11053/lucics-physical-presence-paying-off">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> And the Bruins were still not playing their best hockey. [<a href="http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/dj-bean/2013/03/01/bs-dont-need-game-pile-ws">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> The Bruins have played 5 games to OT and 3 of those to shootout. Despite having played the fewest games in the NHL, it has been a grind. [<a href="http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/02/28/bruins-continue-to-find-a-way-to-keep-winning-streak-alive/">WBZ,CBSLocal</a>]</li>

<li> Adam McQuaid has taken Hamilton under his wing, and being roomates has worked out well so far for them. [<a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/bruins/post/_/id/11035/dougie-makes-himself-at-home-in-nhl">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> So far, no Bruins have taken to wearing Kevlar stockings. Dennis Seidenberg, who knows a bit about blade injuries, spoke about the issue. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/2013/02/some_nhl_players_but_no_bruins_pull_up_extra_protection">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Speaking of blade injuries, the ceremonial puck drop was made by a high-school player who suffered a slice to the wrist and the trainer whose quick action likely saved his life. [<a href="http://www.eagletribune.com/latestnews/x1874094579/Methuen-teen-his-savior-get-royal-treatment-at-Bruins-game">EagleTribune</a>]</li>

<li> Did you know there's etiquette for plus/minus among players? I didn't. [<a href="http://blogs.thescore.com/nhl/2013/02/28/fun-fact-theres-plusminus-etiquette-amongst-teammates-in-pro-hockey/">TheScore</a>]</li>

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