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"Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them". - William Shakespeare

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The Bruins enter a back-to-back against the Wild tonight with a tough situation in goal, puck drop is at 7:00PM on NESN.

  • NEXT! As each Bruins goalie is injured in turn, what is Plan "D?" It had better be solid defense! It is possible we may see Malcolm Subban in net with Zane McIntyre as backup. The Boston Globe
  • Surprise! McIntyre has joined Subban at practice in Boston this morning. @GlobeFluto
  • This will be a tough week of back-to back games with travel thrown in for good measure.
  • Give and take- at least Adam McQuaid will be available to play tonight. The Score
  • Ryan Spooner was taking rushes at center for the third line again at practice. WEEI "This is hockey." It may look grim for goaltending, but sometimes you just have to play it as it lays. WEEI
  • We'll get 'em next time. Memorable moments like Mike Cammalleri being traded mid-game will return. The Bruins get another shot at the Canadiens at TD Garden on February 12. Hockeybuzz
  • Cheer up- the Bruins have some great kids in the pipeline. Kirk Luedeke catches us up with the prospects, and takes a closer look at JFK, Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson. The Scouting Post
  • Meanwhile, down in Providence, the PBruins are in last place in the Atlantic Division. It isn't all bad news for the team, however. Providence Journal

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The casual abuse heaped upon officials is finally paying off for fans. You wanted the bums gone? Good luck playing/watching your favorite sports without officials, bud. Hockeybuzz
  • The NHL wanted more scoring. It is coming at the expense of goalies. TSN
  • Only the kewl kidz get outdoor NHL games, apparently. Sean McIndoe takes a look at the eight teams that just don't seem to get any respect. Sportsnet
  • And just to rub in that fact, let's review the weekend action around the league, INCLUDING THE OUTDOOR HERITAGE CLASSIC, nyah nhay nyah! Sportsnet