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Don't mind the maggots, uh-huh...

Seeya tonight, Zane McIntyre!
Seeya tonight, Zane McIntyre!
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The Bruins host the Rangers on NESNPLUS (MSG Network feed) this evening at 7PM


  • The first camp cuts sent a forward and a goaltender back to their junior teams.  [WEEI]

  • Fine performances from the Bruins four backup goaltender candidates thus far mean that the battle for a roster spot is still wide open. (With video)  [NESN]

  • Wasn't it nice to see the David Krejci we remember at the top of his game on Tuesday?  [CausewayCrowd]

  • No one is happy for Dennis Seidenberg 's injury, and it makes the Bruins' roster decisions that much more difficult.  [MetroWestDailyNews]

  • Seidenberg reported his symptoms to the medical staff, and then went one step further: He apologized.  [BostonHerald]

  • The Bruins decisions as to who will be on the blueline will come down to the small details and ultimately they may decide to carry 8 defenders on the roster as well.  [SouthCoastToday]

  • Kirk Luedeke sees Colin Miller and Joe Morrow likeliest to be called upon to step into the breach, and his assessment is here.  [ScoutingPost]

  • Luedeke dug a bit over a decade ago to revisit an interview with Andy Moog.  [ScoutingPost]


  • Here's a long meditation on how the Bruins' ability to welcome and integrate younger players into the team suffered as a result of losing a few key Bruins to trade and free agency. [TodaysSlapShot]

  • Malcolm Subban sat with his brothers and dad for a bit of family feud... have a look. (Video)  [BarDown]

  • And Days of Y'orr would like to bid us all farewell, with their usual flair. We'll miss you lots, but our aim will improve...  [DaysOfYorr]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • Little Liam Fitzgerald has collected yet another another accolade.  [TheBostonGlobe]

  • One new Ranger feels lucky for his opportunity to play after his brush with the law.  [NYDailyNews]

  • Derek Boogaard 's father had his say about the NHL and fighting: Why the new concussion "spotters" proposal is well intentioned, but doomed to fail, and acknowledging the part drugs played in his son's demise. (With audio)  [OnlyAGame]

  • Take a skate around the rink with Ryan Minkoff, as he explains why he still enjoys playing rec league hockey despite its challenges. #ClubHockeyProblems  [ThePlayersTribune]

  • Dive into Elliotte Friedman's Thirty Thoughts, which has a few interesting details about John Tortorella. [Sportsnet]

  • Gordie Howe was able to take in the Red Wings' victory over the Blackhawks at the Joe last evening.  [CBC]

  • The Hockey Wives TV show will be welcoming Angela Price to the cast this season.  [MontrealGazette]

  • What were the lives of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team worth in a Russian court? Not very much, as an airline executive was found guilty and then "immediately amnestied."  [PuckDaddy]

  • Take a look at the likelihood of NHL teams winning the Stanley Cup. Part 1: The bottom third of the league, in which teams are under a 10% chance... [Grantland]

  • ...and then the middle third in Part 2: Teams at the middle, demonstrating parity, with 10-20% chances.  [Grantland]
  • The new Parachute initiative offers players and parents tools and strategies to help avoid concussion and brain injury.  [Newswire]
  • Curiouser and curiouser twists in the Patrick Kane case, as attorneys for the alleged victim report that an empty rape kit bag labelled with the victim's personal information was found in the doorway of her mother's home.  [PensionPlanPuppets]

  • When the one you love doesn't love you (or your substantial patronage)... one writer's meditation on today's reality of being a female Blackhawks fan.  [HabsEyesOnThePrize]