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Some player(s) will likely be moving on to bring in the player(s) that the Bruins feel will help them in the Cup run. Thank you, soon-to-be-former Bruin(s), whoever you may be.

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Who will don the Spoked B for the first time as trade deadline looms?
Who will don the Spoked B for the first time as trade deadline looms?
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Bruins host the Florida Panthers this evening at TD Garden, 7:00pm.

  • Here's where we left off, Tuukka Rask had knotted up the Rangers for an entire period before the Bruins shifted into gear. [NESN]
  • Don't get cocky after the victory over the Rangers, the Bruins still have underlying problems to address. [NESN]
  • Take two, they're small! The Bruins might go for two, while they're in the market for defensemen. And remember, there are other recent bright spots in the Bruins' roster. [MassLive]
  • What is the cost of acquiring Christian Ehrhoff , other options on the market who are not the Bruins "type," and the tight market. [WEEI]
  • One opinion is that the Bruins should NOT be sifting through the fire sale that is the Buffalo Sabres. [CausewayCrowd]
  • Here's another take on who might be attractive as acquisitions. Likely not a goalie, but...remember Michael Ryder? [CausewayCrowd]
  • Claude Julien spoke about the Bruins' young defensemen, his experience at Sochi, and coaching Jarome Iginla. [NHL]
  • And who wouldn't enjoy a My Little Blackhawk tribute to the Sochi medalling goalies, including Tuukka Rask? [MyLittleBlackhawk]
  • A sharp-eyed viewer caught NBCSports in a media fail. [@GermanBsFan]
  • Did you ever wonder how Jack Edwards keeps all of the players and factoids straight during a Bruins game? Have a look at his cheat charts. [@RealJackEdwards]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Confused? Here's a primer on the NHL trade deadline. [ProIceHockeyAbout]
  • Or more simply, here are the "Dos and Don'ts" at trade deadline. [Grantland]
  • Here's a look at the legalities and liabilities of handing out no-trade clauses. [TSN]
  • Risk and reward scenarios color all trade deadline deals. Here's an overview of what's at stake for teams, and what they take into account at decision time. [BackhandShelf]
  • The Bettman is being coy on the possibility of a Seattle NHL team. [TheSportingNews]
  • Will Buffalo's continuing woes at the management level push interim coach Ted Nolan to move on as well? [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Pekka Rinne is ready to return to the net for the Predators, and Devan Dubnyk has been placed on waivers. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Carey Price has been placed on retroactive injured reserve. [TSN]
  • Luck was certainly with Sergei Bobrovsky and the Blue Jackets in their win over the Maple Leafs last night. Watch the puck wobble just behind Bob to the line... [NHL]
  • The University of Ottawa has suspended the entire hockey team and coaching staff as members are under investigation for an alleged sexual assault. [YahooSports]