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The Bruins have lost Patrice Bergeron for a month.

Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game One
We miss you already (Patrice Bergeron)
Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Tonight the Red Wings host the Bruins at Little Caesers Arena, 7:30PM on NESN.

  • Got injuries? This is the cloud looming over tonight’s matchup. Here’s what to expect from Detroit and Boston tonight. Fox Sports
  • Your team needs you, David Krejci, to take a deep breath and help carry the team in Patrice Bergeron’s absence. WEEI
  • Remember- the Bruins are now without Bergeron AND Zdeno Chara. We’ll get a chance to see how David Pastrnak looks with different linemates now. Providence Journal
  • At least we’ll have Kevan Miller back tonight. Boston Herald
  • And hasn’t Jake DeBrusk done a good job of stepping up? Metro
  • Colby Cave, who wears an “A” in Providence, was called up now that the man who wears the “A” in Boston is out. South Coast Today
  • In an Instragram post, Zdeno Chara is celebrating 21 years in the NHL. NBC Sports
  • Avalanche or Bruins? With Patrice Bergeron out, this argument over which NHL top line is better may have to be tabled for now. The Hockey Writers
  • First quarter grades are in- teacher’s pets include Jaroslav Halak, Matt Grzelcyk, Joakim Nordstrom, and David Pastrnak. Which Bruins met expectations? From whom do we need to see more? Boston Globe
  • Here’s your Bruins injury tracker. You may want to fix a drink, this may take a while.
  • Poor Ryan Donato will have to stick to jellied cranberries and mashed potatoes with gravy tomorrow. Get well soon! @MarkDivver
  • The Providence Bruins’ tally of the best and worst of the weekend includes one brutal miscarriage of officiating justice. Rinkside Rhode Island
  • Up in Orono, Jeremy Swayman is having a big year with the UMaine Black Bears. Boston Herald
  • A new, feature-length documentary about Willie O’Ree is “10 percent about hockey and 90 percent about life.” (link to trailer) Deadline

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Sink your teeth in to the latest NHL power ranking, with a very Thanksgiving theme. What holiday dish best defines each team, from turducken to brussels sprouts? ESPN
  • The Atlantic Division is heavily represented in the NHL top 16 right now. NHL
  • What factor is making it increasingly easier for NHL teams to part ways with coaches sooner? TSN