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Let's hear it for the Yeti (Söderberg)/Eriksson/Spooner YES line, and for PBR, the Patrice/Brad/Reilly line!

For Finland! Tuukka Rask.
For Finland! Tuukka Rask.
Bruce Bennett

<p><b> The Bruins host the Maple Leafs tonight at 7pm. </b></p>

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<li> The Bruins may be without Dougie Hamilton, who was not at practice yesterday.  Claude Julien promised a pregame update on his status. [<a href="http://nesn.com/2014/01/dougie-hamilton-misses-bruins-practice-on-monday/">NESN</a>]</li>

<li> It was nice to finally see things go Loui Eriksson's way against the Sharks, and to see how well he played in his return.  He's looking forward to playing again in Dallas. [<a href="http://bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2014/01/loui_eriksson_finds_his_way">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> "Two Swedes and a Spoon" made for happy Bruins news. [<a href="http://www.hockeybuzz.com/blog/Ty-Anderson/Two-Swedes-and-a-Spoon/141/57171">Hockeybuzz</a>]</li>

<li> Don't PANIC! Tuukka Rask is fine. Let's keep those losses in California in perspective. [<a href="http://bigbadblog.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/2014/01/13/putting-tuukka-rasks-slump-in-perspective/">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> Rask is gleeful that Finland won the World Junior Championship. As for Sochi, He asserts that he, Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi are "three number ones." [<a href="http://www.thestar.com/sports/sochi2014/hockey/2014/01/13/nhl_rask_leading_the_way_for_boston_and_finland.html">theStar</a>]</li>

<li> This has been a banner year for Bruins youngsters on the cusp to step up in the face of injuries. Matt Bartkowski is one example. [<a href="http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/dj-bean/2014/01/13/supply-and-demand-matt-bartkowski-has-gone-healthy-sc">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> Claude Julien spoke in defense of the much criticized Jordan Caron. [<a href="http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/article/20140114/BLOGS/140119513/-1/blogs01">MetroWestDailyNews</a>]</li>

<li> Does one of these young players look familiar? [<a href="https://twitter.com/_TyAnderson/status/422859332368084992/photo/1">@_TyAnderson</a>]</li>

<li> And Johnny Boychuk's twins have names... [<a href="https://twitter.com/daboych/status/422820471353004032">@daboych</a>]</li>

<li> ... although alternate suggestions are piling in. [<a href="https://twitter.com/RealJackEdwards/status/422889727646511104">@RealJackEdwards</a>]</li>

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

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<li> The Road to Sochi series looks at Bruins goaltending. Here's a quick update on the Bruins, PBruins, and Bruins prospects in net. [<a href="http://germanbsfan.blogspot.de/2014/01/road-to-sochi-episode-8.html">GermanBsFan</a>]</li>

<li> Tomorrow marks the 95th anniversary of a remarkable tragedy in Boston history. The more you know... [<a href="https://twitter.com/GlobeKPD/statuses/422805164303462400">@GlobeKPD</a>]</li>

<li> Katy, bar the door! Even the announcers are thrown out of this Federal Hockey League donnybrook! [<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/massive-hockey-brawl-players-ejected-coaches-battle-announcer-233703390--nhl.html">PuckDaddy</a>]</li>

<li> Elliotte Friedman offers his 30 Thoughts. [<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/hockey/opinion/2014/01/30-thoughts-jets-coach-paul-maurice-has-tough-task-ahead.html">CBCSports</a>]</li>

<li> Bearded laddies- the Panthers are cultivating beards for charity in an odd bet. [<a href="http://beta.thescore.com/nhl/news/406766">TheScore</a>]</li>

<li> While the Bruins were on the road, there was skating action at TDGarden. Katie Baker was there. [<a href="http://grantland.com/the-triangle/we-went-there-the-high-drama-of-the-u-s-figure-skating-championships/">Grantland</a>]</li>

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