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Chris Kelly and Matt Bartkowski soak their heads to fight ALS

Are these hugs simply for post Ice Bucket Challenge warmth?
Are these hugs simply for post Ice Bucket Challenge warmth?
Paul Bereswill

In Bruins news you can use:


  • Chris Kelly has responded to Brad Marchand 's challenge, and has called upon Rich Peverley and Patrice Bergeron to soak their heads in turn. [ Bruins.NHL]

  • Matt Bartkowski has accepted Torey Krug 's challenge, and passed the icy hat to Joe Colborne, Michael Hutchinson, and Kevan Miller. [Bruins.NHL]

  • David Pastrnak scored the second goal for Team Czech Republic in their loss to Canada in a tournament warming up for the IIHF Junior Championship. [Boston.com]

  • Torey Krug and Reilly Smith are still waiting on bridge deals to be inked. [TheFourthPeriod]

  • And there is no use trying to make Krug what he is not. Claude Julien has both recognized and allowed him to play to his strengths. [Boston.com]

  • Seriously? Does Malcolm Subban need to explain wishing his brother well? [NESN]

  • Time to bid Beantown Betty, the WWII era duck boat, a happy retirement. The vessel was featured in the Bruins Stanley Cup parade, among other notable celebrations. [Boston.CBSLocal]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • You may not want to give your dog these popular monikers, if you don't want to be mobbed at the dog park after calling your pet. [PRNewsWire]

  • Well wishes to Kimmo Timonen, who has been hospitalized at home in Finland for blood clots. Tomas Vokoun feels your pain, it must be something in the Pennsylvania water? [BostonHerald]

  • The Flyers quickly signed Michael Del Zotto in response. [PuckDaddy]

  • The Oilers have hired blogger (gasp) Tyler Dellow to help with statistical analysis. You can lead a horse to water, but can you make it drink? (Apologies, Taylor Hall!) [PuckDaddy]

  • The Metropolitans were the first American team to win the Stanley Cup, beating the Montreal Canadiens to do it. Isn't that enough reason to have an NHL team in Seattle? [SBNation]

  • The Smithsonian Channel will feature the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl accident in an upcoming episode. [SmithsonianChannel]