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The Bruins are in Detroit, and are determined to earn some wins.

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Carl Söderberg works his way up ice
Carl Söderberg works his way up ice
Leon Halip

Tonight the Red Wings host the Bruins at 7:30, hoping to recover the series lead.

  • Poise that Jarome Iginla maintained in the aftermath of an error on Sunday helped him to assist on the subsequent Lucic goal. [SouthCoastToday]
  • One Milan Lucic shot to Danny DeKeyser 's privates was heard 'round the league, and sent a message. []
  • Of critical importance, goaltending has helped make the difference in the series so far. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Power play tallies have helped carry the day for the Bruins, this has been a nice change. [ESPN]
  • You may have recognized the source of the Bruins' new ad campaign, it is a Rudyard Kipling poem, "The Law of the Jungle." [TheBostonGlobe]
  • The Bruins have benefitted from the emergent Reilly Smith and Loui Eriksson, who make the Bruins a better team. [ESPN]
  • Outworking the Red Wings and employing their physical game, rather than trying to finesse, would be a winning strategy for the Bruins. [Boston,CBSLocal]
  • Every road leads through Detroit, and the Bruins' road is now a tough one. [BostonHerald]
  • Stifling the Detroit offense has been job one for the Bruins. [WEEI]
  • Here's a quick infographic of Game 2 statistics. [Bruins.NHL]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • People who criticize Evander Kane, Dustin Byfuglien, P.K. Subban, or Ray Emery may be saying more about themselves in the final examination. [TheHockeyNews]
  • Marc-Andre Fleury just can't seem to win sometimes, and Kris Letang needed to respond appropriately to a deserved benching. [BlueJacketsExtra]
  • Booooo! The Blackhawk that taunted an injured David Backes deserves scorn. [SportsIllustrated]
  • Lightning strikes- the Canadiens are hoping for a sweep of the Bolts tonight. [MontrealGazette]
  • Ottawa is preparing to make changes, Paul McLean will not be among them. [TheFourthPeriod]
  • Which NHL players have famous doppelgangers? Check this gallery to see. [SportsIllustrated]
  • Swedish youngsters are the new defensive darlings in the NHL. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Strange bedfellows... noble cause. Mark Messier and the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation are transforming an old armory building in the Bronx to benefit the community. [TheColorOfHockey]