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There is no room for error in the Bruins games left to play

Boston Bruins v New York Islanders
Our Riley Nash is better than the Predators’ mascot, Gnash
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The Bruins are back at it tomorrow night hosting Malcolm Subban’s brother P.K. and the Predators . Puck drop is at 7:00 PM on NESN.

  • When we left off on Saturday full of surprises, Anton Khudobin backstopped the Bruins to a win on the strength of two goals provided by Riley Nash. Boston Globe
  • The good news is that the Bruins hold the final by-the-fingernails wild card playoff spot over the Islanders. Watch out for the Tampa Bay Lightning, though. MassLive
  • Might one dare call the victory over the Isles that ended a four game losing streak almost Julienesque? CBS Boston
  • Still, you shouldn’t automatically clamor for riding Khudobin’s “hot hand.” WEEI
  • Zdeno Chara has been nominated for the Masterton Memorial Trophy. WEEI
  • Meanwhile the PBruins swept their opponents this weekend, starting Friday with a 3-1 win in Hartford against the Wolf Pack (With video) ABC6 then shutting out the Albany Devils 5-0 on Saturday night. Providence Journal Five was the magic number again on Sunday against the Wolf Pack. Providence Journal
  • In NCAA Division I action, Bruins prospects Anders Bjork, Ryan Donato, and Wiley Sherman advance to the Frozen Four, while speculation swirls around Charlie McAvoy and Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson, whose teams were eliminated. Bruins NHL
  • Bright, lifelike portraits of Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito have been unveiled as part of the 100 Greatest NHL Players celebration. NHL
  • Godspeed former Bruin Gary Doak, who has passed away. Boston Herald He served as assistant coach under Gerry Cheevers and played on the 1970 Stanley Cup winning team. Bruins NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Sean McIndoe has all the details you need from around the NHL over the past weekend. Sportsnet
  • Initial figures are in, and those slim goalie pants have not affected scoring. The Score
  • The Canadiens are still waiting for the improvements in performance they hoped Claude Julien would bring. The Hockey News
  • If you’re an optimist picking a bubble team to support in the playoffs, here are some suggestions. Sportsnet
  • The clock begins ticking on recovery and refueling as soon as the Bruins return to the dressing room postgame. Bonus: A quick visit with Hingham, MA boy Brian Boyle and other notes. Boston Globe
  • Sign him up! This goaltender stays square to the shooter and draws comparisons to Felix “The Cat” Potvin . (With video) BarDown
  • Peek behind the lens as a photographer is mic’ed up for another day at the office, an NHL Arena. Click. Click click click! Broad Street Hockey
  • Here’s a bold proposal- if development of an NHL prospect matters and the AHL is too much, too soon for many, why not make use of the ECHL? Jackets Cannon