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Tyler Randell is upended
Tyler Randell is upended
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The Blues host the Bruins tonight at 8:00PM.

  • Save Our Season! From the top of the Atlantic Division to a six game losing streak, the Bruins are in peril of missing the playoffs. How did this happen?[BostonHerald]

  • Tuukka Rask finds himself in a familiar situation, with a sputtering offense that requires him to stand on his head.[WEEI]

  • A team that formerly found success on the road, the Bruins next face two teams with both a lot of talent and a lot at stake.[WickedLocal]

  • The Bruins remain locked in a playoff berth battle with the Red Wings , whose loss at the hands of the Canadiens (merci, mes amis) on Tuesday maintained status quo. But luck will only go so far.[Boston.com]

  • It is unlikely that Brave Steve Ott will join the Blues against the tonight, after surgery and a long rehab from an awful injury back in December.[KMOV]

Elsewhere around the rink, have a grain of salt handy:

  • The Maple Leafs are retiring Carlton the mascot in favor of one named "FourKay," aimed at digital media consuming fans. NO, REALLY![PensionPlanPuppets]

  • Meanwhile, at the NHL... leaked emails include discussions between Mike Milbury, Colin Campbell, and others regarding a Nigerian prince. NO, REALLY![LighthouseHockey]

  • Speaking of nontraditional NHL markets, how about Mexico City- starting with a few exhibition games?[NBCSports]

  • At least one advocate for player safety can hold his head high after his were among the leaked concussion emails.[TheGLobeAndMail]

  • Did you hear the one about the filthy rich dad who bought a team so that his kid could play? These and other stories celebrate (?) the wide variety of prototypical hockey parents.[NationalPost]

  • Sean McIndoe reviews five first rounders who ended up being relative busts along with the returns their teams got when they cut their losses and traded them away.[TheHockeyNews]

  • Speaking of five, here is a potpourri of five topics suitable for water cooler debate, including which team is the most dreaded opponent in the first round of the playoffs, and which NHL coach will be fired first.[TSN]

  • Ben Scrivens knows what he's in for in being sent to the St. John's, Newfoundland. He's already puckering up.[Sportsnet]

  • Freedom. Harvard's Jimmy Vesey is exercising his option to determine his own fate, and rumor has it he may be headed to Boston.[Sportsnet]