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Reports say Patrice Bergeron is suffering an ankle injury

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If Patrice Bergeron is going to be out for any long period of time, I'll need a hug, too.
If Patrice Bergeron is going to be out for any long period of time, I'll need a hug, too.
Leon Halip-USA TODAY Sports

The Bruins are in 'Lumbus to face the Blue Jackets this evening at 7:00PM.

  • Get over it. It is winning that matters, not whining.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Whether Sunday's outcome was pleasant or not, Brad Marchand's performance continues to entertain, and we saw goals from both Dennis Seidenberg and Joonas Kemppainen.[Hockeybuzz]

  • Marchand was named the NHL Third Star of the Week. Bruins fans are not surprised. (With video)[NESN]

  • It is getting harder to tell precisely what the Bruins are this season. One good sign was contributions from unlikely sources, which will be necessary if Patrice Bergeron remains out of action.[BostonHerald]

  • Speaking of Bergeron, it appears to be an ankle injury that is holding him back at this point.[TheHockeyNews]

  • Take a look "In the Box" to see which Bruins players (and executives) should feel shame this week.[CausewayCrowd]

  • Move right on along today to Kirk Luedeke's prospects update...[ScoutingPost] ...and note that Goalie Bob Essensa spent some time last week with Daniel Vladar.[@MarkDivver]

  • Not to get too far ahead, the big decisions for the Bruins at trade deadline include planning for players who should be locked up as core members.[BruinsDaily]

  • Meanwhile, in Providence... The PBruins weekend is summarized here in a nutshell. The ugly news is all injury related.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • Former Providence Friar (now Bruin) Noel Acciari has learned to roll with the punches, having come back from a broken jaw suffered in December.[Bruins.NHL]

  • Think SPRING! The Bruins wives and girlfriends take to the catwalk on the 23rd to benefit the Bruins Foundationa and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Bonus: The Herald visits the Seidenbergs at home. (With video)[BostonHerald]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The ageless Jaromir Jagr celebrated another meaningless birthday, and the Panthers celebrated with a beautiful cake.[CBSSports] Enjoy this photo gallery of the birthday boy.[SportsIllustrated]

  • Stop me if you've heard this: A beer league goalie named Nathan Schoenfeld got a call from the Coyotes as he was bathing his children. Stepping into the backup breach, he was named game MVP by the team.[SportsIllustrated] His name might be familiar to you, and he sure looks sharp in the team's MYP belt.[TSN]

  • Stop me if you've heard this, part deux: Evander Kane will pay the price for missing practice with his new team. His own social media posts didn't help matters.[TheScore]

  • Here you go- every NHL team's situation in brief at trade deadline- deficiencies and desires.[TSN]

  • Always follow the money... a contractor who helped the Red Wings access public funds now works for Mike Ilitch, the Red Wings owner.[Deadspin]

  • A pee-wee tournament game in Quebec City offered a glimpse at the future of women's hockey.[TheGlobeAndMail]