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Fresh Links: Boychuk Chuck Edition

How many Canucks can a Boychuk chuck...

Daniel Paille is all smiles after a Johnny Boychuk pass leads to a breakaway goal
Daniel Paille is all smiles after a Johnny Boychuk pass leads to a breakaway goal
Jim Rogash

<p><b> The Bruins bested the Canucks, and now prepare to face the Blues. </b></p>


<li>The 2011 Stanley Cup Finals were the last time that the Bruins had beaten the Canucks, and it was a classic Bruins-style game. [<a href="">MassLive</a>]</li>

<li> Johnny Boychuk was a beast, racking up hits and lofting one perfect pass up to Daniel Paille for his breakaway goal. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> Speaking of  Boychuk, he will be the veteran defenseman at the head of an otherwise rookie group as Zdeno Chara departs for the Olympics. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Jarome Iginla reached a milestone, his 600th career assist. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> Loui Eriksson will have a chance to continue working on his game in Sochi, and thinks Team Sweden may regret snubbing Carl Söderberg. [<a href="">PatriotLedger</a>]</li>

<li> Tuukka Rask was in fine form, and appears very ready to take on the world in Sochi. Finland is suffering an embarrasment of riches in goal this year. [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> "Don't know them?" David Krejci is one of the Olympians to watch. [<a href="">NewYorkTimes</a>]</li>

<li> Here are three takeaways from last evening's tilt. [<a href=""></a>]</li>

<li> Although Roberto Luongo fell on his sword, John Tortorella saw a series of breakdowns as contributing to the Canucks' loss. [<a href="">WEEI</a>]</li>

<li> An analysis of where the loss of Dennis Seidenberg leaves a team looking to go deep in the playoffs, and what Peter Chiarelli may be up to. [<a href="">SouthCoastToday</a>]</li>

<li> Seidenberg reports his progress is "going well," although he did not anticipate how painful it would be post-surgery. [<a href="">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> The Providence Bruins beat the Ice Caps in St. John's last night. [<a href="">ProvidenceJournal</a>]</li>


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


<li> Ready or not... how dismal is the situation in Sochi as the city begins to receive Olympic guests? [<a href="">Grantland</a>]</li>

<li> One small Minnesota town seems to be the epicenter of US Olympic hockey. [<a href="">NewYorkTimes</a>]</li>

<li> It may be time for Team USA to move on from the 'Miracle' and look ahead to new challenges. [<a href="">TwinCities</a>]</li>

<li> In order for women's ice hockey to remain an Olympic sport, it must move beyond Canadian/United States dominace. [<a href="">TheGlobeAndMail</a>]</li>