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Number four on your program, number one in our hearts

No, it is  NOT the anniversary of winning the Winter Classic. (Bobby Orr)
No, it is NOT the anniversary of winning the Winter Classic. (Bobby Orr)
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Remembering Number Four for the win and the Stanley Cup

  • On this day in 1970, Bobby Orr's game winning goal against the Blues in overtime was immortalized as THE iconic hockey image. (With video)[NHL]

  • In Quebec City, the new Centre Videotron will host an October 4th preseason game between the Bruins and Canadiens . The ticket price is right![TheBostonGlobe]

  • Meanwhile, in news of Bruins playing at the World Championships... Brad Marchand received an elbow to the head in Team Canada's 8-1 win over Team Belarus, which aggravating an existing injury.[TheBostonGlobe] It was characterized as a day-to-day lower-body injury.[CBSSports]

  • David Pastrnak and Team Czech Republic are on a tear, beating Team Sweden in a come-from-behind win.[IIHFWorlds2016] Have a look at Pasta's opening goal. (Video)[WeekendAtBergys]

  • Team USA is plugging along, but lost to Team Finland.[IIHFWorlds2016] Frank Vatrano notched a goal in the loss, as seen here. (Video)[WeekendAtBergys]

  • As for the Bruins trading Tuukka Rask before next season, he has a full no move clause in place this year. Wouldn't it be easier to solve ongoing problems by fixing the defense?[Hockeybuzz]

  • So you're telling me there's a chance? Jimmy Vesey is considering Boston as a destination.[BostonHerald]

  • The Bruins will be looking for Rask's new backup, and interesting names have come up- how about Jhonas Enroth or even the return of "Hi, I'm Chad Johnson ?"[NBCSports]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Here's a salty, bawdy, yet fond reminiscence of minor league hockey in Portland, ME. First the Mariners, and now the Pirates have sailed off into the sunset.[PortlandPressHerald]

  • Irascible John Tortorella has high words of praise for Mike Sullivan, as the former Bruins coach leads his Penguins deep into the playoffs.[12News]

  • Take a quiz on referee hand signals right along with the enthusiastic fans at the World Championships. Thankyuh. Thankyuhvurramuch. (Video, 3:12)[YouTube]

  • The name of this year's Stanley Cup Playoff games has been overtime, so much that the league has tied a standing record.[NHL]

  • Dig deep into Stanley Cup trivia, including its misspellings, cadre of women, shutout streaks, and high and low scorers.[Hockeybuzz]

  • Highly selective, expensive youth sports teams weed out recreational players who are, in an ominous turn, statistically falling away from not only organized sports participation, but an active lifestyle as early as age 13.[CBC]

  • A notable collector of Wayne Gretzkey memorabilia fled the Fort McMurray fire with a carload of his collection only to find that his priorities have now changed.[NationalPost]