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Ten Bruins notched points, and everyone played at least 11 minutes in the win

NHL: Minnesota Wild at Boston Bruins
Jordan Szwarz and Frank Vatrano celebrate.
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Next up- the Rangers host the Bruins on Wednesday night at 8:00 PM on NBCSN.

  • The Bruins came out shooting against the Wild last night. Tuukka Rask made the key saves, stoning Mikael Granlund on a penalty shot. Maybe that embarrasing blown-lead loss to the Sabres taught a valuable lesson. Boston Herald
  • It was not Devan Dubnyk's night. Bad puck luck and weird caroms led to Bruins goals. TSN
  • What sorcery is this that has this rag-tag bunch of Bruins winning? Ten individual Bruins notched goals or assists, and everyone played at least 11 minutes apiece. WEEI
  • Three takeaways from the game include Jordan Szwarz making the most of his time in Boston. Rinkside Rhode Island
  • A roster decimated by injury and heavy with young Bruins did what it took to win- it didn’t have to be pretty. Bruins Daily
  • Charlie McAvoy announced his presence by banging out the hits. CBS Boston
  • McAvoy is the real deal. His progress as a professional is at the center of four NHL storylines with legs. ESPN
  • We'll be without the pleasure of Brad Marchand's company on this upcoming road trip. MassLive
  • The scoring last night came in droves, and from unexpected sources. Frank Vatrano, Jake DeBrusk, and Sean Kuraly won't argue a favorable bounce. Patriot Ledger
  • Especially for Vatrano, a goal was most welcome after a long drought. Boston Herald
  • Rob O'Gara slotted in for Paul Postma last night, and the Bruins bade farewell to Ryan White yesterday- he is still hoping to latch onto a team. Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • Rick Tocchet could see early on that Mark Recchi was a special player. NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The Montreal Canadiens appear in the newly released Paradise Papers- TWO trusts in Bermuda? Quelle horreur! CBC
  • Did anyone participate in the ORIG3N genetic testing offered at TD Garden last night? StatNews
  • Take a look back at some other landmark three-way trades. This isn't the first time the Avalanche have sealed such a deal. Sportsnet
  • The Vegas Golden Knights' fourth string goalie was banged in the crease last night. Waiting in the wings was Dylan Ferguson , who was only eighteen years old when the Knights opened their training camp. Injuries? We feel your pain! Sportsnet
  • When things get tough in a Peter Chiarelli team dressing room, who you gonna call? Former Bruin Chris Kelly should sit by the phone. Edmunton Journal
  • Looking at currently active NHL players, are there any surprises who leads the categories of total career points, goals, assists, and shutouts? The Hockey News