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Fresh Links: No Rest For The Weary, Colin Miller Returns To Action

Send in the reinforcements!

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins
A little (Kevan) Miller on (Colin) Miller action
Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The Bruins host the Senators for Game 4 of their series tonight at TD Garden, 7:30 PM on NESN.

  • The Bruins practiced yesterday- even those players offered maintenance days refused them in order to take part. Boston Globe
  • Reports from sick bay indicate that Colin Miller is almost cleared for takeoff, while Adam McQuaid remains doubtful and Torey Krug is even farther from a return to action. WEEI
  • Colin Miller is set to return tonight. TSN
  • Much depends on David Krejci - both his playmaking and leadership will be needed for a win. Patriot Ledger
  • Our chums over at Days of Y’Orr have noticed some interesting coincidences leading up to tonight’s game, don your tinfoil hats! (As always, NSFW-ish) The Sports Daily
  • Tommy Cross’ hometown news outlet celebrated his first playoff game and playoff point. SportzEdge
  • Here are the bullet points from last weekend’s Providence Bruins action. Zane McIntyre ends the regular season with the AHL’s best save percentage. Zac Rinaldo is still out with an injury. Providence Journal
  • But wait, there’s more- the PBruins have made the Calder Cup Playoffs! Team USA has snapped up Anders Bjork for the IIHF World Championship, and there is playoff news of Jeremy Lauzon, Jakub Zboril, and Zach Senyshyn. Bruins NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • One current and one former Bruin (along with another player) have joined the fray just in time to help their teams in the playoffs. Charlie McAvoy has stepped up to play big minutes, and Vladimir Sobotka has returned from a stint in the KHL. Fox Sports
  • “It Came From Eaton’s Catalog” is either the name of a new horror film or how hockey sweaters emerged to take Canada and ultimately the world. Here’s the history and evolution of the garment. Last Word On Hockey
  • Feel the hate flow through you in this quick primer on why Eastern Conference teams despise certain players. Skip down from Alexandre Burrows to Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand (multiple mentions- no surprise,) Zdeno Chara, Matt Cooke, and Jaromir Jagr. GNG Hockey
  • Other Eastern playoff updates include the Rangers evening up their series against the Canadiens with a 2-1 win Blueshirt Banter, the Blue Jackets staving off elimination with a 5-4 win over the Penguins Jackets Cannon, and the Maple Leafs taking the series lead and at it again tonight after Monday’s 4-3 overtime win against the Capitals Pension Plan Puppets.