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Fresh Links: Lacking Edition

The Bruins came up short despite urgency and effort.

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At least Daniel Paille got that monkey off his back.
At least Daniel Paille got that monkey off his back.
Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Well, at least the Flyers lost and Panthers only got a loser point last night.

  • Here's the GIF recap, including Matt Bartkowski losing a blade and being pushed off the ice. []

  • This loss would have been more palatable earlier in the season, now it only makes the Bruins' wild card spot a three-way horse race. [PatriotLedger]

  • Take five... observations. Marvel at the missed call that deprived the Bruins of a penalty shot. [WEEI]

  • Eddie Lack was hot. The Bruins' second power play unit was not. [HockeyBuzz]

  • On an evening that semmed unlucky for the Bruins, at least Daniel Paille ended his goal drought. (with video) [NESN]

  • Gregory Campbell will be out for the week. Kevan Miller will be repaired on Thursday, after having hoped to postpone repairs and play until the off season. [ESPN]

  • Apparently there is "wiggle room" in the cap in the postseason, and it is frowned upon to exploit that. [WEEI]

  • Over a long season, luck evens out. Sadly, the Bruins have run out of time. [The Boston Globe]

  • Moral victories do not fortify a team's place in the standings. Hey, at least the Bruins looked much better than the last time they lost to the Canucks. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • Stars in his eyes? Erik Cole might now be in Peter Chiarelli's sights. [CBSSports]

  • The Beanpot was an especially tasty win for Boston University's Matthew Grzelcyk and his family, who are no strangers to the Bruins organization. [TheHockeyNews]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • Our own Sarah Connors was a guest on our sister site for the Blues' podcast- listen up! [St LouisGameTime]

  • Liar. LIAR! The Bettman inexplicably asserts there is no market for a CapGeek type site. [CSNNE]

  • Market forces indicate that teams will likely overpay at trade deadline this year. [TheHockeyNews]

  • The Bruins and Sharks share a problem- no depth in the bench. [TheHockeyNews]

  • Meanwhile, deep behind the lines in Panther territory, Sean Bergenheim was traded to the Wild. [TSN]

  • Enjoy this compendium of NHL15 video glitches. (With video) [BarDown]

  • Do YOU know your NHL GMs? Here's an overview of their professional qualifications, with a clever graphic. [Grantland]

  • The rates of concussion suffered by girls and women playing hockey are the highest in all of sports. [TheGlobeAndMail]

  • The University of Minnesota-Duluth is being asked by legislators to explain the firing of their women's hockey coach. [StarTribune]

  • Transitioning to "real life" after hockey is challenging once players hang up their skates. [MontrealGazette]