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A picture from *a* Bruins/Red Wings game. Just not the one from yesterday.
A picture from *a* Bruins/Red Wings game. Just not the one from yesterday.
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Hey guys! How's your weekend going? Wasn't that Bruins game amazing last night? If you want to catch up, check Dan Ryan's (a.k.a. BruinsHockeyNow) Tweets from last night. Seems like we all missed one hell of a game.

  • The Bruins page has a way less interesting recap of yesterday's events. We missed a Chris Kelly fight, you guys. [<a href="http://bruins.nhl.com/club/blogpost.htm?id=41504&navid=DL|BOS|home">BostonBruins.com</a>]
  • Three X-factors may make or break the Bruins' chances to reach the playoffs this year. [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=780090&navid=nhl:topheads">NHL.com</a>]
  • Zdeno Chara was kept out another game, and will be re-evaluated on Monday. Claude Julien says things continue to stay positive in their minds. Okay then. [<a href="http://bigbadblog.weei.com/sports/boston/hockey/bruins/2015/09/26/zdeno-chara-absent-from-saturdays-bruins-practice/">WEEI</a>]
  • Bobby Robins may have retired from hockey but he is certainly keeping himself busy. He's writing a book about his life and is also developing a podcast. [<a href="http://www.csnne.com/boston-bruins/nhl-notes-robins-hopes-turn-concussion-positive">CSNNE</a>]
Around the NHL...
  • So you all know that Brent Seabrook just signed an eight-year extension to his contract for lots of dollars. If you're into Hawks schadenfreude, read this article where it states that only six Hawks now make up more than 60 percent of their cap allowance, and it's possible they could paint themselves into a corner. [<a href="http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/hawks-sign-seabrook-to-eight-year-extension-now-something-has-to-give/">The Hockey News</a>]
  • John Tortorella is the right choice to coach Team USA during the 2016 World Cup. [<a href="http://www.sportingnews.com/nhl/story/2015-09-24/john-tortorella-rangers-canucks-lightning-world-cup-of-hockey-team-usa-coach">The Sporting News</a>]
  • Here are a list of 10 NHL rookies you need to know for the 2015-16 season. Besides Connor McDavid. And Jack Eichel. [<a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nhl/2015/09/26/nhl-rookies-max-domi-artemi-panarin-sam-bennett-kevin-fiala-dylan-larkin/72764668/">USA Today</a>]