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The Bruins put the loss behind them as they travel to Montreal

Brett Connolly celebrates Jimmy Hayes' goal
Brett Connolly celebrates Jimmy Hayes' goal
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So much for that- the Bruins move on from Washington to face the Canadiens at Centre Bell tomorrow evening at 7:00PM.


  • On the bright side was the play of Colin Miller and the first ten minutes of the game. On the other hand, Tuukka Rask was in a tough situation with little help at times.[ScoutingPost]

  • Well, hello Bad Brat Brad Marchand - long time, no see. The Bruins' already dicey penalty kill was pushed to the limits in the second period.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • It took new Bruin Jimmy Hayes to score on Braden Holtby for the first time since forever, but things went downhill from there. Here are the quick points.[WEEI]

  • A couple of observations include the difficulty of replacing Chris Kelly, and the likelihood that more will be asked of Joonas Kemppainen.[HockeyBuzz]

  • Alex Khokhlachev is getting ice time with the Bruins, but is it only to showcase his talent in advance of another move?[CausewayCrowd]

  • A healthy David Krejci has used the birth of his daughter and the success of friend and former teammate Kris Versteeg to boost his motivation this season.[ESPN]

  • In hindsight, Cam Neely concedes that perhaps Tyler Seguin could have been handled differently, but Seguin's success in the league was never in question.[Sportsnet]

  • Claude Julien is honored to be representing Canada as an assistant coach for the World Cup of Hockey, serving under head coach Mike Babcock.[BostonHerald]

  • Zac Rinaldo and Antoine Roussel have history dating back long before the incident on Tuesday night, and Paul Stewart is not a fan of either of them.[HockeyBuzz]

  • Read about the farm Joe Morrow owns and works along with his brother Josh, as well as a feature on Colin Miller 's impressive season so far with the Bruins.[NewEnglandHockeyJournal]

  • The Coast Guard Station Gloucester crew has named their newest member for their favorite NHL team.[DVIDSHub]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • Oh, you! The Boston Blades pulled a prank by soliciting applications to be "Ice Boys." The Twitter address they provided for more information was the big tipoff.[SportingNews]

  • It takes a special driver to transport a junior hockey team, and the Red Deer Rebels have found a member of the family in John Kennedy.[WallStreetJournal]

  • John Tavares is on the mend from an illness that sounded similar to the ailment that had Joe Morrow on the ropes.[Newsday]

  • This 1980's anti-drug spot featuring the Buffalo Sabres is well intentioned, but cringeworthy. (Video, 4:31)[TheScore]

  • Today's Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") schedule includes Jen Neale (Yahoo) at 3PM EST followed by Helene Elliot (LA Times) at 5PM EST.[Reddit]