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There were some treats in last night’s frustrating loss to the Blue Jackets

NHL: Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens
Nothing says “fan” like a furry Bruins chapeau
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The Bruins erased the Blue Jackets’ three-goal lead only to fall in the shootout last night in Columbus.

  • Redefining ugly- so now clawing back from a three goal defecit only to fall in the shootout is a cause to celebrate? Maybe so. WEEI
  • There were high points, which included key performances from the usual suspects. Patrice Bergeron led the charge. There were also stumbles. Days of Y’Orr
  • Those would be David Pastrnak’s fingerprints on each of the Bruins’ three tallies. CBS Sports
  • Here is the game in vignettes, including Brad Marchand scoring his 200th NHL goal, along with Zdeno Chara and Kevan Miller taking matters into their own two fists. Bruins Die Hards
  • Maybe standing up for each other was more important than the second available point in the standings. Boston Globe
  • Three things need to be addressed if the Bruins expect to meet expectations. Puck Prose
  • Torey Krug has only one way out of the “funk” he is mired in. WEEI
  • Give Paul Postma credit, he is learning the Bruins’ zone defense on the fly. Boston Globe
  • Chara’s legendary fitness regimen is reminiscent of that followed by another noted Boston athlete.
  • Treats from the PBruins weekend in Providence include these enchanting and terrifying nuggets from Hershey and Binghamton. Rinkside Rhode Island