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Three road games left to win

 So over you....
So over you....
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

All (hockey) eyes are on the nation's capital as the Bruins face the Capitals at 8:00 PM.


  • Just the facts, ma'am, in this preview of tonight's tilt. [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • You guessed it, it is RIVALRY NIGHT and a double header at that! [NHL]

  • No worries, the Bruins are due for a win against the Caps! [ProHockeyTalk]

  • The Bruins will need to git 'er done without Dougie Hamilton , who is not traveling with the team. [BostonHerald]

  • Tuukka Rask is firing on all cylinders as the regular season winds to a close. He has put in some serious time in net this year, just look at the numbers. [NESN]

  • Coming back after his knee injury, Zdeno Chara was clearly not playing at his usual level. Rask and his "spindly" physique have performed just fine under a heavy work load, thank you. Dennis Seidenberg is expecte to play tonight. [BostonHerald]

  • For a puck-moving defenseman, the NHL can actually be a better fit than the AHL, as Zach Trotman and Joe Morrow have discovered...  [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • ... and there's always a benefit for a young player to log time alongside Chara. [WEEI]

  • Here's the situation after last night's NHL action, the Bruins and Capitals are in the spotlight tonight. [SBNation]

  • Battle of the Titans- watch Patrice Bergeron go one-on-one with Rask via a GoPro camera. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • Have a peek at this cartoon in honor of tonight's game. [@LJcartoons]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • Are you ready for the Frozen Four? Here's a primer on the teams and the players to watch: Bruins prospects Matthew Grzelcyk and Zane McIntyre will be in the spotlight, among others. [BruinsDaily]

  • Raise your glass in a toast to the Green Men and celebrate their entertaining legacy as they move on to new careers... in journalism! [BleedinBlue]

  • More sour news for Jack Johnson on the financial front, as it is reported that he was used in a shady Ponzi scheme. [PuckDaddy]

  • The knives are sharpening for coaches all around the league, and here's a summary of who may be sent packing. [PuckDaddy]

  • Which NHL Divisions (in which years) were the very best of the best? [Grantland]

  • Olympian Natalie Spooner has joined the effort to promote participation in women's sports, striving to grow a market that will allow financial compensation for female althletes.  [TheHockeyNews]

  • Big Brother: The new Las Vegas arena will be scanning visitors with facial recognition software. For your own good, of course.  [SportsNet ]

  • Meanwhile, Quebec City has sold their arena naming rights and the facility will be known as the Centre Videotron. [SportsNet]

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