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Fresh Links: Party Like It's 2004 Edition

Expect electricity in the Air Canada Centre as the Toronto Maple Leafs enjoy their first playoff action at home in nearly a decade. Meanwhile, The Providence Bruins have refused to be eliminated. Let's all hope this determination is contagious.

Jim Rogash

<p><b> Party like it's 2004! The Toronto Maple Leafs host the Boston Bruins tonight at the Air Canada Centre in game three: </b></p>


<li> The series is even, and the hometown crowd has not seen playoff action in almost a decade. [<a href="">NESN</a>]</li>

<li> Here's where we left off... [<a href="">TSN</a>]</li>

<li> Defensive meltdowns were prominent in the loss. [<a href="">BruinsDaily</a>]</li>

<li> From Sunday's practice... the defensive pairings will be retweaked, and we all hope Jaromir Jagr can shake that tenacious flu and perhaps spark the third line. [<a href="">PatriotLedger</a>]</li>

<li> Here are some suggestions for juggling it up a bit tonight, and why Andrew Ference was sorely missed. [<a href=">Causeway Crowd</a>]</li>

<li> The Bruins will need to regain momentum, and remember that consistency Claude Julien had been seeking recently? Need that, too. [<a href="">TorontoSun</a>]</li>

<li> Speaking of consistency, the Bs have begun to show a drop-off on away game success. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> The Bs expect a bees nest, although Milan Lucic is ready to "embrace the challenge." [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Wade Redden has good reason to be delighted to join the Bruins and be in the playoffs. [<a href="">Telegram&Gazette</a>]</li>

<li> Toronto's postgame exuberance was understandable, but check back after game three. [<a href="">TheProvince</a>]</li>

<li> For fun, Bruins fans describe their favorite Bruins players in (just about) one word. Oh, and they STILL thank Phil Kessel. [<a href="">BostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> Is Tyler Seguin going to get the Kessel treatment in Toronto? [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> A team-by-team recap of the weekend action, for our amusement. [<a href="">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>


<p><b> Have you been watching the coverage on the Providence Bruins? They've battled back from being two games down in their best of five series: </b></p>


<li> Carter Camper 's hat trick capped the 5-4 win at Hershey. Niklas Svedberg made 28 saves. [<a href="">Providence Journal</a>]</li>

<li> Here's your chance to get up to speed on the PBruins Calder Cup progress. [<a href="">StanleyCupOfChowder</a>]</li>

<li> And check this prospects report for some cheery news. [<a href="">NewEnglandHockeyJournal</a>]</li>


<p><b> **** This is just sickening, and it is wrong on every level. Great way to treat guests at a game. If you were at the game and saw anything, or have video or pics that might help the authorities identify the perps, please report it. **** </b></p>


<li> Leafs fan allegedly assaulted after Game 2 at TD Garden. [<a href="">TheLeafsNation</a>]</li>