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The Boston Bruins Return To Action Tonight With A Heightened Resolve To Play For The City Of Boston. This Game Against The Buffalo Sabres Is To Clinch A Playoff Berth. And To Help Heal A Wounded City.

USA TODAY Sports

<p><b> The Boston Bruins meet the Buffalo Sabres tonight at TD Garden determined to clinch a playoff berth. </b></p>

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<li> The Bruins resolve to 'play their hearts out' for the City of Boston... [<a href="http://espn.go.com/boston/nhl/story/_/id/9179092/boston-bruins-vow-play-their-hearts-tragedy">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> ... and not let sadness and fear set the tone going forward. [<a href=http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/sports/pros_and_colleges/x1431009318/Bruins-hope-to-represent-Boston?zc_p=1">MetroWestDailyNews</a>]</li>

<li> Patrice Bergeron has returned not only onto the ice, but to his leadership role in the locker room. [<a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/bruins/post/_/id/11692/bergeron-told-bruins-to-shape-up">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Anton Khudobin was the first goalie off the ice. [<a href="https://twitter.com/DJ_Bean/status/324539803720896513">@DJ_Bean</a>]</li>

<li> Brad Marchand took the first line rush with Bergeron and Tyler Seguin. [<a href="https://twitter.com/DJ_Bean/status/324531966819041281">@DJ_Bean</a>]</li>

<li> Warm up your umlauts, Carl Söderberg has at last donned the Spoked B. [<a href="https://twitter.com/NHLBruins/status/324529357081161729/photo/1">NHLBruins</a>]</li>

<li> Jordan Caron has been reassigned to Providence. [<a href="http://bigbadblog.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/2013/04/16/jordan-caron-sent-to-providence/">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> Sabres rookie defenseman Chad Ruhwedel (UMass Lowell) found the events struck close to home. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/nhl_coverage/2013/04/boston_tragedy_hits_close_to_home_for_chad_ruhwedel">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> In this coach's poll, Bergeron is a runaway favorite for a repeat Selke, Zdeno Chara is in the running for Norris, and Tuukka Rask is likewise in the top candidates for Vezina. [<a href="http://www.tsn.ca/blogs/bob_mckenzie/?id=420953">TSN</a>]</li>

<li> The postponed Bruins vs. Senators game has been rescheduled to April 28th at 7pm. [<a href="http://bigbadblog.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/2013/04/16/bruins-senators-rescheduled-for-april-28/">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> New Edmunton Oiler GM Craig McTavish and 30 thoughts on the regime change. [<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2013/04/30-thoughts-craig-mactavish-poised-to-shake-up-oilers.html">CBCSports</a>]</li>

<li> And as for the Sochi Olympics, the costs and logistics of bringing in the NHL players are sobering. [<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2013/04/30-thoughts-nhl-players-in-sochi-olympics-wont-come-cheap.html">CBC Sports</a>]</li>

<li> Gloomy, perhaps, but here is the updated Death Watch for teams on the playoff cusp so far. [<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/nhl-death-watch-much-trouble-ny-rangers-really-130339908--nhl.html">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>

<li> For a compendium of news elsewhere around the rink... Puck Daddy potpourri. [<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/cory-schneider-boston-bombings-price-sits-lamoriello-talks-201051945--nhl.html">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>

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