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Fresh Links: Moving Along Edition

The Bruins decompress, heal, and look forward, as should we all.

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Moving right along... Tuukka Rask takes the family out for a stroll
Moving right along... Tuukka Rask takes the family out for a stroll

Time to plan ahead, after a little reflection...

  • In conclusion... some thoughts on the series, and the season. There is much good, here. [ProvidenceJournal]
  • And now it can be told, Zdeno Chara suffered a broken finger, likely from a Michael Bournival or Max Pacioretty slash. [ESPN]
  • Chris Kelly is suffering a herniated disc. [XNSports]
  • "The Bruins were really good this season. Just not when it mattered." [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Playing catch-up hockey cost the Bruins dearly, then frustration spilled over in the handshake line. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Still, the Bruins and Canadiens are rivals, and should be expected to act like it. [WEEI]
  • Take 10... questions for the Bruins to ponder over the next few months. [ESPN]
  • For everyone who is heatedly advocating major roster changes, Jeff Marek says "NO!." [Boston.CBSLocal]
  • Only the fourth line appears to need attention. Some of the late game shenanigans was competitors being competitive. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • And counterpoint. The Bruins need to tweak their roster. Here's a quick look at the dollars and sense. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Lastly, a third, short roster to-do list. [BostonHerald]
  • Breakup day is today, exit interviews are on tap, along with "wound licking." [BostonHerald]
  • The Bruins are "still in shock," and some personnel issues, including Shawn Thornton's future, may be addressed in the exit interviews. [WEEI]
  • Was this the "do or die" year for the Bruins? [PuckDaddy]
  • Revisit the Bruins' Game 7 dramas from the past few seasons, with video. [MassLive]
  • The Providence Bruins remain alive and kicking in their Eastern Conference Semi-Final series, despite a double overtime loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Taking tonight's and Saturday's games are a MUST for the Baby Bs to advance. GO, BRUINS! [SportsPageMagazine]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Now we all have time for a long read, on the Bruins and an historic "Too Many Men" penalty. [SportsIllustrated]
  • It is STILL all about the Bruins! Will there be a knee-jerk response and movement toward teams built around smaller, craftier players? [TheHockeyNews]
  • Potpourri from the close of the Bruins/Canadiens series, and fallout from the handshake line. [Grantland]
  • The Penguins are looking to make changes. [TheScore]
  • Here's a brief look at what to expect from the Eastern Conference Finals. [TheHockeyNews]
  • For fun, IIHF Power Rankings. Read down to Slovakia... [IIHFWorlds2014]
  • And there's one last thing left to do... raise the Canadian flag at Boston City Hall. [CBCNews]