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Fresh Links: Tre Kronor Edition

Three cheers for the Tre Kronor!

We're Wild about the Swedes!
We're Wild about the Swedes!
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Waved-off goal? CHECK! Overtime? CHECK! Bruins victory over the Wild? Wait, say WHAT???

  • Loui Eriksson and Carl Soderberg were reunited with Chris Kelly, thanks to the return of David Krejci, and made a strong showing. [BostonHerald]
  • Review the game in these GIF highlights. []
  • It was the Swedes, including Niklas Svedberg standing on his head, that carried the Bruins through long stretches. The overtime period looked a lot like the Bruins we know and love.  [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Krejci felt good physically in his return. Eriksson's GWG should come as no surprise. Svedberg broke a Bruins record. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Who was hot, and not, in last night's tilt. The magic number? 6-6-6! [CausewayCrowd]
  • Here are a few observations from the game. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • Thanks heaps, Svedberg, you're not making things any easier for your coach. [Boston.CBSLocal]
  • We all know the question, but no, Taylor Hall is NOT the answer. [BostonHerald]
  • Meet Craig Cunningham, who spoke about enjoying his and his Providence teammates' NHL debuts, and his debt to the Vancouver Giants. (Video, 4:09) [BostonHerald]
  • One source says that the Bruins may be looking for a swap with the Blue Jackets to dump salary. [JacketsCannon]
  • Dear NBC- You Tried. Have a look at how the Bruins/Wild "rivalry was sold. [PuckDaddy]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Remember "Bruin Killer" Thomas Vanek? The Wild are looking for him, too. [WildXtra]
  • Biding his time as an assistant coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, former Bruin Hal Gill remains hopeful to extend his NHL career. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • The Maple Leafs keep winning, despite dismal statistics. HOW CAN THIS BE? [TheHockeyNews]
  • There is more than one way for a team to achieve a high Corsi%. [TSN]
  • In honor of the World Junior Championships, lets look back at the 1987 "lights out" brawl between Canada and Russia, eh? (Video, 5:26) [BarDown]
  • Here's a gift list for the NHL teams included as a bonus in this power ranking. [Sportsnet]
  • This season has seen the NHL moving away from enforcers. Some tough guys are finding it hard to make a living. [NBCSports]
  • And the first NHL player to be fined for diving is... [TheScore]
  • Off to a bad start... This AHL team gave up three goals in 21 seconds. OUCH! [DeadSpin]
  • Good news! Gordie Howe is walking, and intends to make a final public appearance. [TheScore]