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Will heads roll? Is it too late? No time to wallow in it anyway, gotta move on.

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The play of Ryan Spooner continues to be a bright spot.
The play of Ryan Spooner continues to be a bright spot.
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What the DUCK was that? Never mind, no time to waste, the Rangers are in town for tomorrow's 1:00 matinee against the Bruins.

  • Goalie interference? Check this GIF recap of the game and that goal, and you be the judge. []

  • It would be dangerous to dwell on the lost second point moving into another tough weekend of do-or-die. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • Observations: Ryan Spooner and Loui Eriksson picked up the scoring pace, and oh, Matt Bartkowski ... [WEEI]

  • The game seemed to eerily mirror the Bruins' season to date. Zach Trotman seemed to compliment Zdeno Chara in their pairing. [HockeyBuzz]

  • David Krejci returned in a new role, and felt pretty solid racking up two assists. [NESN]

  • Hey, remember Brett Connolly ? He's progressing in his healing, and skating with his new teammates. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • Try to see the game as a glass half-full. Adam McQuaid was getting feisty, but in a team already short on defensemen, he needs to choose his battles. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • Brian Ferlin has been reassigned to Providence. [Bruins.NHL]

  • Not so fast with those pitchforks, Bruins fans: Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien were not in control of a great deal of bad luck this season. [HockeyBuzz]

  • Counterpoint: Poor drafting and roster planning (along with a hefty bill for departed Jarome Iginla 's services) have reached out from the past to hamstrung the present Bruins. [BostonHerald]

  • Cut to the chase- WHO should face the consequences of the Bruins possible demise this season? [THeHockeyNews]

  • New PBruin Frank Vatrano will be blogging his experiences in the Bruins organization for his fans back at UMass.[UMassAthletics]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Thanks, Rangers, for your smackdown of the Senators last night, but we do hope you're too tuckered out to win on Saturday afternoon. Bonus- other recaps from NHL action last night. [NYTimes]

  • Bruins fan Liam Fitzgerald is now immortalized on his own Upper Deck hockey card. []

  • Looks like the Bruins will have a few more chances to re-acquire Jaromir Jagr... [SportsNet]

  • From the Senators, pleasant reminder not to throw objects, including fast food, onto the ice (and a promise that players will no longer be eating them.) [ProHockeyTalk]

  • There are no good or bad kinds of fans, but fans do have one responsibility... [3Sob]

  • ... make that TWO responsibilities. [TheHockeyNews]

  • Odd Couple? Anze Kopitar is Friends with Matthew Perry, who attended Kopitar's wedding and learned a bit about Slovenia. (With video) [BarDown]

  • One seriously experienced old-timer is still lacin' 'em up with his rec league 15 years after a heart attack.  [TheRecord]

  • Canadian satirist Rick Mercer questions NHL Expansion in Las Vegas, making fun of playing sports in non-traditional markets. (Video, 0:47) [YouTube]

  • Next on the list for the NHLers in the concussion lawsuit: Depose the Bettman. No, not THAT kind of depose! [TheGlobeAndMail]