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Brad Marchand scored a pair.

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Brad Marchand drives up ice.
Brad Marchand drives up ice.
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Bruins ended their roadie on a high note with a win against the Coyotes, and earned a breather until Thursday.

  • Saturday's game had something for everyone: There was a waved off Simon Gagne goal (which ultimately counted upon review,) Loui Eriksson scored on a power play, and Kevan Miller pounced on a bad pass for a goal. (With video) [NESN]
  • We learned a few things about the Bruins from the road trip. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • It was nice to see Reilly Smith reap some reward on the scoresheet. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Carl Soderberg and Eriksson were split up, and the reunited PBR line was effective. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • On this road trip, the Bruins had success, if not wins, when working their system. (With video) [BostonHerald]
  • Brian Ferlin tries to balance skill with a physical game, and he got some good advice from Milan Lucic . Ryan Spooner 's return to center allows him to use his creativity. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • David Pastrnak was returned to Providence, with a positive review from Claude Julien. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • For the PBruins, it was a mixed bag this weekend. [ProvidenceJournal]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • One of the best things the NHL has going for it is the AHL, as a breeeding ground for talent and a test tube for rules changes. Bonus- notes from around the NHL.[TheBostonGlobe]
  • Little Bruins fan Liam Fitzgerald now leads USA Today's Best Fan poll. []
  • Truth in advertising: Here are the slogans that NHL teams SHOULD use. [BarDown]
  • Expansion and the salary cap were hot topics at the NHL Board of Governors meeting. [O.Canada]
  • The mumps are taking a toll this season, nine players on three teams are currently afflicted. [TSN]
  • These Swedish players got more excitement than they planned for at this 1959 pond hockey game. [Imgur,Reddit]
  • If you say so... The Bettman asserts that hockey "... is the most diverse of all the sports." [RussianMachineNeverBreaks]
  • Evander Kane, don't you ever change. Dig into this pile of potpourri from around the NHL. [Grantland]
  • On the other hand, Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel- change (your sweaters.) The sooner the better! [SPortsnet]
  • A childhhod injury led one man to find a career in compiling hockey statistics. [HometownHockey]
  • This Czech goalie playing in the Swedish Elitserien takes the cake with his victory celly. [Fansided]
  • Montreal bade goodbye to a legend. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • George Parros has hung up his skates, and paused to comment on Corey Perry 's mustache, Violent Gentlemen,  and ongoing concerns about concussions. [PuckDaddy/a>]