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Not a good week for NHL players named Miller...

Neither Kevan Miller nor Ryan Miller will be joining us this evening.
Neither Kevan Miller nor Ryan Miller will be joining us this evening.
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Both teams Lack Millers this evening as the Bruins host the Canucks , 7:00 PM.

  • Just the facts, ma'am. Key injuries change the complexion of this rematch. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • The Bruins are still shopping for a right wing, defenseman, and a reliable backup goalie. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • Panthers and Flyers and bears, oh my! The wild card spot that the Bruins occupy is not a lock. [PatriotLedger]

  • Don't sell the farm! The Bruins should avoid burning the cap space is freed up by David Krejci 's (and Kevan Miller 's) injuries. [WEEI]

  • In the absence of Krejci, the Bruins cannot afford for Milan Lucic to disappear again. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • Fallout from Krejci's injury may expand to affect how the Bruins deal with players reaching free agency. [WEEI]

  • Aw, let's face it. This (second) injury to Krejci is the straw that will break the Bruins. [TheHockeyNews]

  • Rumor has it Peter Chiarelli's replacement (if all goes south) is a current co-worker. But then again, he's been counted out before. [HNGN]

  • Floats like a butterfly, stings like a... wasp. Tuukka Rask has a new namesake. [TheScore]

  • One diminutive Bruin made this "All-Small" NHL roster. [TheHockeyWriters]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Steve Montador made one final gift to allow neurological researchers to help his fellow players. [BostonHerald]

  • Elite NHL goalscorers are being throttled, grinders are on the rise, and the game of hockey is suffering as a result. [GrossMisconductHockey]

  • It was Bruins prospect and tournament MVP Matt Grzelcyk ("Grzalphabet") and the Boston University Terriers for the win in the Beanpot. (With video) [NESN]

  • Thirty-five years after the "Miracle on Ice," here's a rememberance of the late Herb Brooks. [TSN]

  • This is one clever campaign for a Hobey Baker candidate. [BarDown]

  • Expect to see multi-player deals at deadline. Here's why. [SportsIllustrated]

  • Fans, don't be THAT GUY at the rink. Jonathan Toews presents a public service announcement, "Think, then go."[SportsIllustrated]

  • So you wanna go pro? Here's a dose of reality for aspiring NHLers. (Part 1) [NewEnglandHockeyJournal]

  • There was more than meet the eye when two non-tradional market teams vying for the playoffs met in this weekend's Stadium Series game. [Grantland]