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The Bruins shut out the Red Wings at the Joe, Jordan Caron scored.... are these the signs of the coming apocalypse?

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Take THAT "neighsayers," Jordan Caron lit the lamp!
Take THAT "neighsayers," Jordan Caron lit the lamp!
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The Bruins will take on the Red Wings again at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday at 8pm: 

  •  Detroit gave up two head-scratchers in the first period, and the Bruins kept their feet on the pedal. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Dougie Hamilton was presented the "old Time Hockey" jacket, Tuukka Rask was nearly hit by flying seafood, Matt Bartkowski and Kevan Miller are feeling much better, and Brad Marchand dodged a bullet. [BostonHerald]
  • Torey Krug is hoping to give his family and friends a reason to celebrate, even if it is for a Red Wings defeat. [BostonHerald]
  • Jordan Caron 's goal was NOT called back this time! Having been there himself, Shawn Thornton praised Caron's effort as the 13th forward. [BostonHerald]
  • Swede Flo: Justin Florek has been enjoying success with Carl Söderberg and Loui Eriksson in Chris Kelly's absence. [MassLive]
  • Don't bust out your tin-foil hats quite yet, Marchand DID grab the "correct" leg after his collision with Reilly Smith's brother. [WEEI]
  • Rolling four lines and having contributions from all... sound familiar? [NESN]
  • So far the series has seemed "like siblings stuck in the backseat" squabbling.  Last night, however, "the Bruins walked away with the girl." [NationalPost]
  • Don't get cocky, Bruins, here are a trio of areas to improve upon. [NESN]
  • The Red Wings were off their game, and appeared rattled. [DetroitNews]
  • Stay classy, Detroit. A "fan" pitched an octopus at Tuukka Rask during the national anthem. Rask answered with a shutout. (with GIF)  [USAToday]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • So you're sick of pests and speared privates... the squeaky cleanest hockey player in the NHL never won the Lady Byng... [TheHockeyNews]
  • ... and admit it, you know you love the colorful antics of Daniel Carcillo and Brad Marchand. [TheHockeyNews]
  • The management of the Wild made their bed when they hired Matt Cooke, who will now have the pleasure of speaking with Stephane Quintal at the NHL office of Player Safety today.  [StarTribune]
  • So you thought the Joe Louis arena was a tough venue? Katie Baker invites you to join her at the Shark Tank for a game. [Grantland]
  • The Canadiens are the first to move to the second round of the playoffs, despite the efforts of a beleaguered Lightning team to hold them off. [PuckDaddy]
  • Lightning players took time out to play street hockey with some young Canadiens fans. [MyNews.CTV]
  • Soooo, what do you think of the new NHL playoff format so far? [Grantland]
  • Get used to it, fancystats are going to be in hockey's future for a long time. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Ron MacLean over at HNIC has offered his apology for comments made about French-Canadian referees. [KuklasKorner]
  • Everyone loves Tomas Hertl, who reminds us that "fun must be always." [PuckDaddy]
  •  Have a pair of coordinated jersey fouls to spoil your day. [TheRussianMachineNeverBreaks]
  • Big news over at Backhand Shelf, a favorite source for hockey news. Justin Bourne has an announcement. [BackhandShelf]