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Five For The Road

The Bruins will not return home until January 16th

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Patrice Bergeron would like a word with you, Zach Sill.
Patrice Bergeron would like a word with you, Zach Sill.
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

The Bruins move beyond last evening's loss and pack up for a road trip.

  • The Bruins stepped up to the plate against the Capitals and even scored twice on Braden Holtby. It was not enough.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Take five... observations, including Loui Eriksson wearing David Krejci's "A" for the second game in a row.[WEEI]

  • As Ryan Spooner observed, the Bruins are headed out on the road, where they've had a measure of success. They've got that going for them, which is good.[WEEI]

  • There is no word yet on Adam McQuaid...[Hockeybuzz] ...Zach Sill's hit will be reviewed by the NHL Department of Player Safety.[TSN]

  • It was the Capitals' depth that was the star of the game, although the Bruins were notably able to shut down Alex Ovechkin's line. (With video)[NESN]

  • If you can face it, the fourth episode of EPIX's "Road to the Winter Classic" airs tonight, details here.[MassLive]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In other action around the league, how about those Panthers, eh?[TheBostonGlobe]

  • In honor of the first game of this road trip, catch up with the Devils, who are enjoying some surprising success this season.[TodaysSlapShot]

  • Elliotte Friedman offers his Thirty Thoughts, including #15, on Brad Marchand and how some of his bad decisions will affect his future.[Sportsnet]

  • Zone entry matters to a team's success- dump and chase is less effective to generating scoring chances than controlled entry. Details are here.[Hockey-Graphs]

  • If the NFL is to serve as the canary in the coal mine for the NHL on concussion issues, the NHL is in big trouble- especially with parents of young players.[LATimes]

  • That Toronto rooftop rink has been improved- have a look here.[BarDown]

  • Just imagine yourself in this fellow's skates as he enjoys a breathtaking view on virgin ice in Manitoba. (With video)[BarDown]

  • The NHL All-Star Game sweaters evoke the Winter Classic ones a bit, dontcha think?[Sportsnet]

  • Hooray for former Bruin Jarome Iginla, who has scored his 600th career goal.[NationalPost]