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The Bruins have not beaten the Capitals since 2014.

Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins
“They put their pants on one leg at a time, just as we do...” Zdeno Chara and Danton Heinen
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The Bruins host the Capitals tonight at 7:00PM on NESN.

  • Never tell me the odds- they’ve seemingly had the Bruins’ number, now it is time to take two points away from Washington. Patriot Ledger
  • Look to Jaroslav Halak to get the nod in net, as the Bruins look to end the 13 game losing streak to the Capitals that stretches back to 2014. 98.5 The Sports Hub
  • After the win over the Wild and the Bruins’ growing win streak, be optimistic about the Capitals game for one really solid reason. HockeyBuzz
  • We won’t see Charlie McAvoy tonight, but he may play Saturday. It was a shot he blocked in the Montreal game that came back to haunt him over the holidays. NHL
  • Here are three things to be grateful for this season, including how well the Bruins managed with so many injuries. Boston.com
  • Tuukka Rask has earned a place in Bruins history- and it isn’t the doghouse. The Hockey Writers
  • Meanwhile, in Providence, assess the week that was. Providence Bruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The Bettman vows to toss the new Seattle team a plum assignment within its first seven years. USA Today
  • Gee, it is tough to be a hockey player- just try buying pants that fit! (Video, 1:59) ESPN