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Not Quite Right Wing

The Bruins may seek an upgrade on the right wing.

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Chicken wing? Zac Rinaldo braces for impact.
Chicken wing? Zac Rinaldo braces for impact.
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The Bruins welcome Milan Lucic home tomorrow night as they host the Kings at 7:00PM.

  • When we left off on Saturday, an odd Brad Marchand penalty shot sealed the Bruins' win over the Sabres. Joe Morrow returned to action, while Joonas Kemppainen played with the Providence Bruins.[Hockeybuzz]

  • The right wing has been problematic for the Bruins all season, and this is not news. Despite youngsters waiting in the wings, this is a place the team may look for an upgrade.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • David Pastrnak gave a strong performance, as did Brian Gionta, who almost looked like he wanted to fight Zdeno Chara for a moment, there...(With video)[NESN]

  • There is cause for cheer with a big road trip about to begin, it was nice not to see a third period collapse. Scoring chances have been there, despite a lack of results.[BostonHerald]

  • Tomorrow evening will mark the return of Milan Lucic with the Kings- he leads the team in game winning goals.[CausewayCrowd]

  • Lucic has fond memories of his time with the Bruins and revealed a few pregame rituals that he enjoyed in Boston, where he began his career as a nineteen-year-old.[LATimes]

  • There is some good news of Malcolm Subban, he and Jesse Gabrielle have earned Kirk Luedeke's nod as the best prospects last month.[ScoutingPost]

  • Suddenly finding themselves without Subban on Saturday, the Providence Bruins rallied around Zane McIntyre to beat the Pirates in Portland, 3-1.[ProvidenceBruins]

  • Friday night saw the PBruins fall to the Albany Devils in a shootout, 4-3.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • Give a listen as Luedeke speaks in depth about the upcoming 2016 NHL draft class, and why the first round is going to be key this year. (Audio, 29:27)[ScoutingPost]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • So it is beginning to look like the Panthers will take the Atlantic Division. Which teams are the closest competition?[TheSportQuotient]

  • Alan Muir takes a look at a passel of enigmatic notable young players from Russia.[SportsIllustrated]

  • Too Much Man: A rarely invoked rule created an odd situation at the Flyers vs. Rangers game on Saturday.[WingingItInMotown]

  • Dig into Sean McIndoe's grab bag of goodies from around the NHL, including the Jagr's cure for groin injury.[DownGoesBrown]

  • Shrinking goalies' pads will not automatically mean an increase in scoring- here's why.[TheHockeyNews]

  • You say Taylor, I say Tyler... let's call the whole thing off. After six long years, can we bury the Hall vs. Seguin debate?[TheHockeyNews]

  • CALL 911! A Quebec court has ruled that taking to the ice to play hockey does not mean that a player must then expect or accept egregious violence.[TheGlobeAndMail]

  • CALL 911! Part Deux: A pair of thieves absconded with a boatload of hockey sticks. Thank goodness they were only worth $38 CDN...[NationalPost]

  • Is geography destiny? In this day of widely available media, there are no litmus tests to fandom and no "right ways" to follow a team.[TheShortFuse]