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Fresh Links: Aw, SHOOT Edition

One... More... Time...

Matt Bartkowski looking back over his shoulder... is it Zach Trotman he sees?
Matt Bartkowski looking back over his shoulder... is it Zach Trotman he sees?
Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Blah blah shootout blah blah better luck next time blah blah. Better luck to the Bruins tomorrow at 1:00 PM as they host the Flyers.

  • The Bruins were not up to the task 5 on 5. At least the Panthers were in the same boat. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • So, how did the game end up in a shootout? [TheBostonGlobe]

  • A sloppy game led to the inevitable result. [BruinsDaily]

  • Lack. Of. Finish. [WEEI]

  • The Bruins are a team that should not be simply playing for their playoff lives right now. [WEEI]

  • Check this off Peter Chiarelli's to do list: Torey Krug and Reilly Smith have new contracts. [PuckDaddy]

  • The Bruins whistle past the graveyard when it comes to shootouts. [PuckDaddy]

  • How ironic if the Bruins should lose the final wild card spot to a team that accumulated just enough loser points in the shootout! [TheHockeyWriters]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Of the ten must-watch games left in the season, the Bruins are at number one against a specific opponent. [TheHockeynews]

  • Meanwhile, the Panthers turn their goaltending woes into a prime promotional opportunity... [PuckDaddy]

  • ...and why not? It is just more fodder for this week's potpourri of hockey news. [Grantland]

  • Jaromir Jagr is enjoying his tenure in Florida almost as much as his young Panther teammates. [NationalPost]

  • A former coach wins in a lawsuit against a parent who made defamatory statements after her son was cut by the team. [WashingtonPost]

  • Pro hockey has gone all soft, and penalty statistics prove it. [WallStreetJournal]

  • Let's celebrate Krug's new contract by examining the trends in relative sizes of NHL defensemen. [hockey-graphs]

  • Stick a fork in this specific flavor of lurid speculation that inevitably crops up about player movements. [SpectorsHockey]