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Finally the Bruins began to look like the Bruins on Saturday.

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Returning to form, Patrice Bergeron
Returning to form, Patrice Bergeron
Claus Andersen

Ta-ta, Toronto! Tomorrow night the Bruins host the Wild at 7 PM for Hockey Fights Cancer Night at TD Garden.

  • The Toronto game marked a milestone for Patrice Bergeron. (With video) [NESN]
  • The Bruins chased Jonathan Bernier, and Tuukka Rask wasthisclose to his first shutout of the season in the win. [PatriotLedger]
  • It was an energetic effort by the Bruins as a team, and here are a few brief notes on the game. [ESPN]
  • Bergeron's line also seemed to return more to form in the victory. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Dougie Hamilton stepped up to contribute three points in a strong performance. (With video) [NESN]
  • Hey, remember that fourth line that Claude Julien would roll with confidence? It's baaaaack. [BostonHerald]
  • Buried near the bottom of this potpourri piece is a look at what the Bruins have planned for Ryan Spooner, who was returned to Providence on a specific mission. Oh, and John Scott is alleged to have "soft hands." [TheBostonGlobe]
  • For the Bruins, this interval without captain Zdeno Chara is about more than survival. [Boston.com]
  • The Return of Sea Bass! [TSN]
  • As for Hockey Fights Cancer night, there are a number of ways to participate, here are the details. [Bruins.NHL]
  • Here's a quick briefing on what to watch for as noted Bruin slayer Thomas Vanek and the Wild arrive tomorrow. [CausewayCrowd]
  • The Providence Bruins enjoyed resounding success this weekend, notching two shutout victories. [ProvidenceJournal]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Carey Price nails it with his Halloween costume! (Google translation from French) [25Stanley]
  • Brendan Gallagher and Malcolm Subban 's brother P.K. play at bobbing for apples. [Canadiens.NHL]
  • In a bold move, the Panthers will broadcast three games on Spanish language radio. [SportsIllustrated]
  • Shhhh! This top secret document revealing 5 years of 5 NHL team salary totals, including the Bruins... from 1950s. [@Dave_Stubbs]
  • Enjoy a few Jersey Fouls. [PuckDaddy]
  • Once again, talk is of an NHL franchise in Las Vegas, and again, and the Coyotes howl that they will not be moved. [NYPost]
  • Speaking of the 'Yotes, Paul Bissonnette has signed to join their AHL affiliate Portland Pirates. [PuckDaddy]
  • Players from the Wild and Blues are suffering bacterial infections after both teams completed road trips playing the Ducks and Kings. Hmmmm.... [PuckDaddy]
  • Speaking of the allegedly soft-handed John Scott, he may be facing suspension for coming off the bench to instigate a fight. [Sportsnet]
  • Steven Stamkos was presented a gold-medal ring by Team Canada. [TampaBay.com]
  • Good news for Dallas Eakins in the Oilers' three straight wins. A notable successor was allegedly in the wings. [TheScore]
  • There are hurdles to overcome before Hartford can hope for an NHL team. Fans, time to step up! [LastWordOnSports]
  • Found at a thrift store in England... can anyone ID the signature on this Bruins related shirt? [Imgur, Reddit]