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The Bruins play was sloppy, but neither team was assessed a single penalty

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Lexie and Brianna Laing, a pair of pucks, and a couple of hockey players (captains Zdeno Chara and Daniel Sedin)
Lexie and Brianna Laing, a pair of pucks, and a couple of hockey players (captains Zdeno Chara and Daniel Sedin)
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The Bruins host the Blue Jackets tomorrow at 7:00PM.

  • Last evening's game was "sloppy" on the Bruins' part, and the Canucks capitalized.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Take five... observations from the game. For Bruins, it was the second time this season that no penalties were assessed. Hence no Bruins power plays, just sayin'.[WEEI]

  • Well, it USED TO BE a rivalry, but now not so much- it is just two teams listlessly seeking their identities.[Hockeybuzz]

  • Sticktaps to Daniel Sedin for reaching a Canucks milestone in last night's game.[TheScore]

  • For David Pastrnak, his assist on Jimmy Hayes ' goal was clouded by several noticeable giveaways.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Meanwhile, Ryan Spooner may not be a star at winning face-offs, but his play otherwise has given the Bruins a boost.[WEEI]

  • It was a bumpy return to game action for the sorely missed David Krejci.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • Joe Morrow has been seeing some ice time instead of seeing the game from the press box. Bonus: A quick chance to catch up with former Bruin Matt Bartkowski, for whom Vancouver was a good career move.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • Underrated to overrated and back... take a look at the current market, and Loui Eriksson 's place in it.[Sportsnet]

  • Let's all raise a cup o' joe to Denna Laing as she begins this new chapter in her life. What she and her teammates have accomplished is the real story.[WatchThisHockey]

  • Catch up with Jake DeBrusk , whose move to the Red Deer Rebels represents a big chance to close out his junior career deep in the playoffs.[YahooSportsCA]

  • Who better to produce a short film on the remarkable Willie O'Ree than Spike Lee? (With video)[THeHockeyNews]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Residents of Flint, MI are receiving drinking water courtesy of their neighbors up North, the Windsor Spitfires.[TheGlobeAndMail]

  • Congratulations to the Kuwait Airways team upon their national championship. Next up... training in a colder climate, and the Gulf championships.[KuwaitTimes]

  • Brian Burke believes that bigger players and a focus on a skilled game would benefit from a new size standard for NHL ice rinks.[TSN]

  • Commish Dani Rylan spoke with NPR about timing the launch of the NWHL, and why the Sochi Olympic Games were such a boost. (With audio)[NPR]

  • Just one more piece on the Molson rooftop rink- a first-person report on an evening on ice at 30 storeys up in the Toronto sky.[PensionPlanPuppets]

  • Since the 1970's, the Fort Dupont Hockey Club has produced players of color from the D.C. area largely due to the efforts of one hockey dad, Neal Henderson.[HuffingtonPost]