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Fresh Links: What A Pane Edition

A tottering arena had the Bruins dodging a falling pane of plexiglass and a broken section of boards as they fought back from a 2-0 deficit to spank the Capitals after an eight round shootout.

Every girl crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man...
Every girl crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man...
Bruce Bennett

<b><p>The "classic" arena was hazardous, but for the Bruins, a win is a WIN. </b></p>


<li> Bobby Robins brought the scrappiness, Justin Florek banged in a greasy goal, and Chris Kelly sniped the second. Alexander Khokhlachev , David Warsofsky, and finally Carter Camper finished the shootout in the eighth round (take THAT, OV8!) Niklas Svedberg had himself a night- stuffed an Alex Ovechkin breakaway, turned away a penalty shot, and then handled the shootout. [<a href="">Bruins.NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Here's the full video of the shootout. [<a href="">Bruins.NHL</a>]</li>

<li> David Warsofsky scored in the shootout, is worth a look, and is vying for a roster spot. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Dougie Hamilton is no longer a rookie, and has begun to grow into his lanky frame. His focus is now on consistency. [<a href="">MetroWestDailyNews</a>]</li>

<li> Zach Trotman has made an impression, as he learns what he can from Zdeno Chara. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> But don't ignore the other young defensemen on the cusp who've put on a good show so far. [<a href="">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> Six, count 'em, SIX Bruins on the Top 100 Forwards list. [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> There are four NHL owners on the Forbes' Richest Americans list. No surprise as to who is the fourth... [<a href="">RealGMHockey</a>]</li>

<li> The good folks at Japers' Rink were apparently aware of the condition of the rink, and recapped news and video highlights of the evening. [<a href="">Japers'Rink</a>]</li>

<li> Last night's Media FAIL. Thanks for reminding us how much we miss Andrew Ference... all those #21's look alike? [<a href="">NESN</a>]</li>

<li> And boy, do they like their seafood on ice in Baltimore! [<a href="">RussianMachineNeverBreaks</a>]</li>


<b><p>Got Plans? 8pm TONIGHT! Corral your Corgis, and get your WOWY/Corsi/Fenwick on! </b></p>


<li> Here's a chance to hear more about the preseason, our own TomServo42 chatting up the boys at Days of Y'Orr. [<a href="">DaysOfY'Orr</a>]</li>


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


<li> Rich Peverley is back practicing with the Dallas Stars, although wearing a no-contact jersey. [<a href="">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> A refreshed and competitive Tim Thomas joins the Panthers because YAY UNDERDOGS, as always. [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Matt Cooke is a liability both on and off ice. Ask Ray Shero. [<a href="">SportingNews</a>]</li>

<li> Here's a behind the scenes take on the chaos that ensues when an NHL player (in this case David Perron) is traded. [<a href="">BackhandShelf</a>]</li>

<li> New Year's resolutions for the NHL fan. Better get a jump start, eh? [<a href="">Grantland</a>]</li>