clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Home For The Holidays

A couple of familiar faces return to TD Garden tonight

Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Three
Johnny Boychuk, Gregory Campbell, and Dennis Seidenberg in happier times.
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

The Bruins host the Islanders this evening on NESN, puck drop will be 7:00PM.

  • There’s no place like home for the holidays... old chums Johnny Boychuk and Dennis Seidenberg are coming to town. Bonus- a look at the rest of this week’s schedule. Boston.com
  • It has been a tough row to hoe of late for the Islanders, but Jack Capuano says his team still has plenty of fight. Fox Sports
  • The Bruins once again strive to score more goals. Providence Journal
  • Frank Vatrano is returning after injury and a short conditioning stint in Providence. The Boston Globe
  • Old Guys Rule. Dominic Moore anchors the Bruins’ fourth line, and has outlasted younger players with his versatility and smarts. The Boston Globe
  • Kirk Luedeke grades the key skills that comprise Brandon Carlo’s game, and explains why he has been such a good fit with the Bruins. (With video) Scouting Post
  • Meanwhile in Providence, Zane McIntyre is the top AHL goalkeeper after a busy weekend in which the PBruins played three games. Providence Bruins
  • Review the happy and less than happy moments from the PBruins weekend, including the notably grueling stretch upcoming in the team’s schedule. Providence Journal
  • It wouldn’t be a fun holiday season without the annual Bruins’ visits to deliver gifts to hospitalized children. (Video, 1:28) Bruins NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • It sure has been cold enough, and outdoor rinks are popping up all over! Take a look at Darren Dreger’s Twitter feed of photos. Bar Down
  • Have a look at these colorful hockey sweater mitten ornaments made of felt which have a special surprise on the back side. Uni-Watch
  • He must have been very nice this year... a thirty-year-old AHL journeyman will make his NHL debut tonight with the Wild. NBC Sports