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The Bruins seek to prey on the Perds tonight

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Loui Erikkson where goals are scored- at netfront
Loui Erikkson where goals are scored- at netfront
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The Predators host the Bruins tonight at 8:00PM.

  • Wait, who you calling underdogs? The Bruins have been pretty good out on the road! (With video)[NESN]

  • Has anyone seen the vaunted Bruins power play lately?[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Zach Senyshyn is knocking on the Bruins' door, despite the well-intentioned efforts of his parents to temper his ambition.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Boy, wouldn't we love to be able to keep Loui Eriksson! It will depend if the team window to win is now-ish or in the future.[Hockeybuzz]

  • There are basically three choices for the Bruins with Eriksson, as enumerated here.[Metro]

  • Success so far on this road trip is no guarantee for the Bruins as the season rolls on.[PatriotLedger]

  • On this day in Bruins history... the Red Wings and Bruins inked a four-player trade fifty years ago.[TheHockeyWriters]

  • Meanwhile, the Providence Bruins lost in Hartford to the Wolf Pack. That marked only the first regulation loss for the PBruins in 2016![ProvidenceBruins]

  • Team Finland will likely look to Tuukka Rask at the World Cup of Hockey, as the Predators' Pekka Rinne appears to be struggling this year.[TheHockeyNews]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In this NHL power ranking, the author can't seem to wrap his head around the rising Bruins, and suggests we don't become overconfident.[Metro]

  • The falling Canadian dollar is a real problem for NHL teams and players, here's a quick explanation.[BruinsDaily]

  • Gary Bettman upheld Dennis Wideman's suspension, but the case is now headed to an arbitrator. Expert testimony, concussion protocol errors, and a Wideman text are playing into the arguments.[TheHockeyNews] The decision will set precident going forward.[Sportsnet]

  • Footnotes to history? Sean McIndoe lists five players who were flipped for Hall of Famers.[TheHockeyNews]

  • Five quick takes suitable for the watercooler, including questioning why on earth Patrice Bergeron would willingly fight, and throwing shade on Evander Kane 's apology.[TSN]

  • The Canadiens' season is swirling the drain, cue the infighting and locker room drama reports![TheGlobeAndMail]