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Fresh Links: Incredible HuLK Edition

The Boston Bruins first line of Horton, Lucic, and Krejci strive to lead the team, as they lead the league in offense, to a third victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight. Will the second line be able to make an impact, other than Bergeron's mastery of the faceoff circle?

O Captain! My Captain!  Zdeno Chara warms up.
O Captain! My Captain! Zdeno Chara warms up.
Claus Andersen

<p><b> The Toronto Maple Leafs host the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre this evening at 7pm: </b></p>


<li> No line changes were reported at morning skate. [<a href=">@NHLBruins^CS</a>]</li>

<li> Consistency is issue. Consecutive games need to be won. [<a href="">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> Turnabout is fair play, and the HuLK line has emerged as a force at the top of league statistics, while the second line has become somewhat quiet. [<a href="">MassLive</a>]</li>

<li> Daniel Paille is having himself a year, Claude Julien points out that he's "underrated." [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> In praise of Jaromir Jagr, who is more than a museum piece. [<a href="">TorontoStar</a>]</li>

<li> The Most Interesting Man in hockey. [<a href="">@reporterchris</a>]</li>

<li> "The Old Man and the Swede." Two late acquisitions and their adjustment to the Bruins. [<a href="">NewEnglandHockeyJournal</a>]</li>

<li> And a finger wagging at Brad Marchand, who worked his brat magic on Phil Kessel. [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Soon to be UFA Nathan Horton is focused on this playoff run. [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Is Randy Carlyle lobbying for breaks in the faceoff circle? The Bruins are winning the battle so far. [<a href="">GlobeAndMail</a>]</li>

<li> And about the Zebras this post-season... [<a href="">CausewayCrowd</a>]</li>

<li> C'mon, Ref covers that late game line change attempt from Monday- delay of game? [<a href="">TSN</a>]</li>

<li> To his credit, Carlyle's coaching has given the Maple Leafs a chance to win. Here's how. [<a href="">SportingNews</a>]</li>

<li> All in all there has been less drama here than in other playoff matchups, as the Bs seek to quietly squash the Leafs and move on. [<a href="">SouthCoastToday</a>]</li>

<li> Barry Melrose's one minute take on what's at stake in Game 4 (video.) [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Toronto stands with Boston where it counts, and not with one kook and his sign. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> The Leafs fan allegedly assaulted at TD Garden received tickets to Game 4. Let's catch those perps, please! [<a href="">CBC</a>]</li>

<li> Lots of drama in OTHER playoff series action... Canucks were swept, Senators rallied and Carey Price was injured, the plucky Islanders evened it up and Marc-Andre Fleury is struggling, while the Blackhawks continue their march as Josh Harding is injured. [<a href="">TSN</a>]</li>

<li> And your Vezina candidates do NOT include Tuukka Rask. Congratulations to Sergei Bobrovski, Henrik Lundqvist, and Antti Niemi. [<a href="">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>

<li> Scrappy former Bruin is scrappy. Vladimir Sobotka hits a milestone. [<a href="">@StLouisBlues</a>]</li>

<li> Cream is not the only substance to rise to the top. What next, a Masterton? [<a href="">@bruinshockeynow</a>]</li>