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The best jokes are when they're laughing WITH you...

Sharing a laugh... David Desharnais and Johnny Boychuk
Sharing a laugh... David Desharnais and Johnny Boychuk
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"Tim" and his man-on-the-street interviews were quite a hit.

  • Deep behind enemy lines, Max Talbot calmly took it on the chin for the Bruins' cameras in Montreal, and the resulting video is receiving a lot of attention. Now you can read the rest of the story.  [MontrealGazette]

  • This graphic swaps the Black and Gold colors for the Bleu, Blanc, et Rouge in the Bruins' and Canadiens' team logos. The result is jarring. [BruinsDaily]

  • Meanwhile, Kevan Miller will have to weigh soberly the decision to fight now that he is finally healthy again after a season-ending injury. [WEEI]

  • Kirk Luedeke closes his series with an analysis of Bruins wingers. [ScoutingPost]

  • One new guitar-strumming Bruin will probably be able to lure Tuukka Rask into his mancave with an offer to sit behind his drum kit. (Video, 2:04)  [Bruins.NHL]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • "Student-athletes" can now be paid a stipend. But not so fast- it is optional, and where will this money come from?  [TheHockeyNews]

  • The CWHL does not have to "play nice" with players seeking to join the NWHL, there are still contractual obligations to be met.  [TodaysSlapShot]
  • You can be a footsoldier for War On Ice, and be part of bringing those NHL analytics to the masses. Here's what they're seeking.  [WarOnIce]
  • But be mindful, do we want players that focus their energy on plumping their statistics, or players that play to achieve the team's goals?  [HabsEyesOnThePrize]

  • Need a travel destination? This list of hockey must-sees includes one arena in Boston. [SportsIllustrated]

  • Even without English subtitles, this clever Metallurg Magnitogorsk "silent film" video promo featuring Mike Keenan as Lenin, scythe-wielding children, and carelessness with firearms is a hoot. (With video) [Sportsnet]

  • How soon can the Bruins insert the St. Louis Blues into the schedule? From the video of this informal skate, the team looks pretty far behind schedule for NHL readiness... [BarDown]

  • Ads on jerseys may be a jarring notion, but ads have already been creeping onto almost every other surface.  [FearTheFin]

  • Remember a Canadian movie called "Face Off?" Take a look back with the cast that captured a slice of the 1970's hockey scene for posterity.  [TorontoSun]

Joe Haggerty can kiss our ass