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Only 2 of 49 shots last night went in for the Bruins

Zdeno Chara puts on his stern face.
Zdeno Chara puts on his stern face.
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Tomorrow night marks the return of Mike Sullivan to TD Garden, he will be behind the Penguins bench. Puck drop is at 8:00PM on NBCSN Rivalry Night.

  • The Bruins have stolen games before, too, but last night lady luck was on the Oilers' side.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Kirk Luedeke notes that Zdeno Chara is showing his age a bit, while Frank Vatrano demonstrates hockey smarts in the way he plays without the puck.[ScoutingPost]

  • Pairing two of the two longest-tenured Bruins defensemen demonstrates why we have not seen them together much before, as they are not the most mobile players.[WEEI]

  • Well, good for Cam Talbot, who stopped 47 of 49 shots. The second period was all Bruins, but the Oilers held on.[Hockeybuzz]

  • WANT! This life-sized figure was seen at a toy store in Finland.[Imgur, via Reddit]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The San Jose Sharks have dropped the first of what appears to be a multiple-part Christmas video, revisiting some of their past successes in the genre. Joe Thornton with a ventriloquist's dummy? PRICELESS.[BarDown]

  • Thirty Thoughts are up- much depends on the success of Mike Sullivan, the Jets are in a roster pickle, and Dwayne Roloson recalled his parents' sacrifices and his days as a peniless college kid at UMass Lowell.[Sportsnet]

  • Here is each NHL team's hardest player to move- all nice guys with not so nice contracts.[Sportsnet]

  • Steve Dangle Glynn has made a Maple Leafs recruitment video, just in case you're, well, maybe an available captain of a divisional rival or something... (Video, 2:46)[Sportsnet]

  • Former Bruin Reggie Leach is now focused on being a success in life, has faced his alcoholic past, and is focused on giving back to his Ojibwe nation and through his hockey school.[TheColorOfHockey]

  • The shortcomings of Corsi have been controlled for in in this player analysis, and the author demonstrates that certain defensemen can boost a goalie's save percentage. Read on down into the notes, where the author clarifies, and prepare yourselves to see Adam McQuaid and Kevan Miller among the best.[HockeyAnalysis]

  • Former Bruins goalies in the news: Anton Khudobin was placed on waivers by the Ducks... [TheHockeyWriters] ... even as Chad Johnson was the hero for the Sabres last night. (With video)[TheHockeyNews]