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Go West, young men.

Carl Soderberg says "Hallå" to a fellow Swede.
Carl Soderberg says "Hallå" to a fellow Swede.
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Five road games, twelve days... time for the Bruins to dig deep and find themselves or simply find themselves slinking home with their tails between their legs.


  • No rest for the weary. A scheduled down day before travel was rescinded in favor of a practice yesterday. This will be the tam's longest road trip in the Claude Julien era. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • The Bruins are still not scoring enough to win. Weren't they supposed to be past this by now? [WEEI]

  • Adam McQuaid asserts that road trips build character. Antoine Roussel speaks to Stephane Quintal today. Intriguing transactions in the NHL yesterday included one involving goalies. [BostonHerald]

  • The 2010-11 Bruins team melded on a long road trip, might history repeat? [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • Dougie Hamilton was bloodied and frustrated after Tuesday's game. His teammates know the feeling. [BostonHerald]

  • Dennis Seidenberg leads the NHL, just not in a category you might expect. [YahooSports]

  • Soooo, how about Cam Atkinson ? [EyeOnHockey]

  • This Dallas Stars Tweet that marked their empty-net goal is a jab especially tailored for us. [NESN]

  • Spector's Hockey has the latest trade talk. The Bruins it may face moving a key player or the return of a familiar face. [SpectorsHockey]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • Finally, word on Rich Peverley , who is making good use of his time as he recuperates. [WrongSideOfTheRedLine]

  • Evgeni Nabokov will return to the scene of the crime and retire as a Shark , here's a look at his legacy both in the NHL and international competition. [TheHockeyNews]

  • Speaking of Sharks, Matt Nieto wrote and recorded a rap for his team. Bonus fact: Tomas Hertl is his road roommate- "fun must be always!" [BarDown]

  • Speaking of retirement, as Jon Stewart leaves the Daily Show, let's revisit their roast celebrating the career of "Dwayne" Gretzky. (With videos) [SportingNews]

  • Rob Gronkowski 's post championship celebration tour continues, as he plays dodgeball on ice at a Florida Everblades game between periods. [BarDown]

  • Imagine your favorite NHLers sporting the might mullet hairdo. Now, thanks to Photoshop, it cannot be unseen. [BarDown]

  • For your consideration, here are the Top 15 Rental Players, and the teams that may be kicking their tires. [SportsNet]

  • On the other hand, here is a team-by-team breakdown of the most difficult players to move. [SportsNet]

  • The Evander Kane trade has another now mellower Kane thanking his lucky stars. [ProHockeyTalk]

  • As for the Kane deal, here it is explained for you. [Grantland]

  • The Canadian robot named for Olympic and Harvard Crimson hockey player Jennifer Botterill which had been taught to play hockey is now being taught to ski. (With video) [CTVNews]

  • Watch as "Antiques Roadshow" presents an appraisal of an old Blackhawks sweater. (With video) [SportsIllustratetd]

  • The NHL is ready to roll out their new Advanced Statistics package. [SportsIllustrated]