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Tuukka Rask pitched a shutout and earned a shoutout from his coach

NHL: Dallas Stars at Boston Bruins
Brad Marchand hunting the puck
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The Bruins will entertain the Panthers tomorrow at a 1:00 PM matinee as the final push toward the playoffs continues.

  • The listless Stars were unable to mount much offense last night. Tuukka Rask pitched a shutout in the 2-0 win. Boston Globe
  • The sound of a team dissatisfied with a win is ultimately the sound of a winning team. WEEI
  • This should come as no surprise- as goes Rask go his team’s playoff hopes. Bruins Daily
  • Bruce Cassidy made it a point to praise his goaltender’s performance postgame. WEEI
  • Healing wishes to Curtis McKenzie, who was high-sticked very near his eye by Kevan Miller. (With video) Puck Daddy
  • There was an unusual amount of interest in the Providence Bruins practice yesterday, as Charlie McAvoy took to the ice. Boston Globe
  • Now Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson is in the Bruins’ crosshairs.
  • The Bruins are going for it, as playoff ticket sales have been announced. Bruins NHL
  • Behind the B, season 4 episode 12 includes Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand receiving their rings from the World Cup and Brandon Carlo in a world of hurt, having taken a ringing shot to the cup. (Video, 21:39) Bruins NHL
  • If you missed it, here’s Fluto Shinzawa’s Ask Me Anything from yesterday for your reading pleasure- find out if a hot dog is a sandwich! Reddit

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Former Bruin Shawn Thornton may have a dog in this fight, but he called out the CanadiensAlexei Emelin in the Montreal press as being “...what’s wrong with the league these days.” TSN Side note- Thornton is the third player to have reached this interesting career milestone. Imgur, via Reddit
  • Thirty Thoughts includes a memorable quote from an unnamed GM. Sportsnet
  • As an homage to the 40th anniversary of the movie Slap Shot, the “Charlestown Chiefs” (Syracuse Crunch) will take to the ice once again tonight. (With video) BarDown
  • Here are the month’s top hockey Tweets. Sportsnet
  • If the playoffs started today... here are the teams, and the pros and cons of each matchup. SBNation