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Uff da! Time again for the Minnesota High School All Hockey Hair Team.

Adam McQuaid tunes up Tom Wilson as Jimmy Hayes looks on in surprise
Adam McQuaid tunes up Tom Wilson as Jimmy Hayes looks on in surprise
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The Panthers host the Bruins tonight at 7:00PM.

  • There is a great deal at stake for the Bruins against Florida tonight in a divisional matchup.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • Numerous... disappointments... and a serious injury to Kevan Miller hindered the Bruins in their overtime loss to the Capitals on Saturday.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • The injury to oft maligned Miller comes at a bad time, as his performances in the last two games were solid.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Torey Krug 's goal was called back, but he and his team maintained their poise.[WEEI]

  • The Bruins faced two top teams in a row and pulled out three points. No time to rest on their laurels, though, the schedule doesn't get much easier.[WEEI]

  • Happy Birthday to "Schnitzelpuss," who declined a tryout with the St. Louis Cardinals only to become a Bruins legend![TheBostonGlobe]

  • A planned call to interview then 83-year-old Milt Schmidt was delayed so that Schmidt could finish a workout...[ScoutingPost]...and Schmidt spoke about being scouted by Frank Selke and Conn Smythe when he was but a 16-year-old lad.[ScoutingPost]

  • Noel Acciari has been a best-kept secret, but not for long. Don't expect his statistics to tell the complete story. (With video)[ScoutingPost]

  • Meanwhile, in Providence... Frank Vatrano notched a hatty as the PBruins topped the Portland Pirates on Saturday.[ProvidenceJournal]

  • Take another in-depth look at the progress of a few key Bruins prospects. The first group is here... [ScoutingPost]...and the second bunch here.[ScoutingPost] Jake DeBrusk merits his own assessment, as Luedeke finds himself repeatedly defending the Bruins' having taken him above other available players in the draft.[ScoutingPost]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Uff da! Presenting the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament "All Hockey Hair Team."(Video, 8:10)[YouTube]

  • Kill the "Coach's Challenge" with fire: Noble in concept, it is a crapshoot in practice.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Some fine hockey is being played by the Indian national team, underfunded and in hand-me-down equipment. They practice high in the mountains in the open air. (With video)[HockeyInSociety]

  • Meanwhile, on a lake in Plaster Rock, NB... the World Pond Hockey Championship proves that winning isn't everything. Sometimes beer and fun are better.[Vice]

  • Corsi and Fenwick paved the way, and now this professor now finds hockey analytics to be a worthwhile academic pursuit.[TheBostonGlobe]