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This game offered something for everyone.

NHL: Boston Bruins at San Jose Sharks
Leave Sharkie alone! (Joe_Danger, was that YOU?)
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It was a free-for-all! The Bruins survived a blown lead to lay quota on the Sharks in OT for the win, 6-5.

  • The Mayor of Walpole, Chris Wagner, tied the game in the waning minute and a half, and Charlie McAvoy then sealed the deal in overtime. (With video) NHL
  • Karson Kuhlman scored his first NHL goal with a little help from Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci. (With video) NESN
  • Couldn’t stay awake? Here’s a synopsis of the action period by period, with a side of snide. Causeway Crowd
  • And your takeaways from the game. It was WILD! Bruins Daily
  • Congratulations to Joe Thornton, who notched his fifth career hat trick (his first since 2010) over on his former team. (With video) ESPN
  • David Krejci is acting as the team touchstone, steadily and reliably playing in every game in this season so far. Boston Herald
  • Kevan Miller has benefited from a fitness regimen that focuses on training conservatively for mobility, rather than adding to ordinary game action wear-and-tear. WEEI

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Pierre McGuire was nearly clocked last night by an errant puck. Yahoo
  • An emergency goaltender with Boston connections was pressed into service as backup for the Kings after Jonathan Quick was suddenly taken ill on Saturday. Boston Herald
  • Don’t read too much into the inclusion of this link about how Paul Stewart advocates mobility and positioning to allow for the best vantage points for officials. HockeyBuzz
  • This panel discussing the best of the best current hockey players born in the good old USA notes that not all play in the NHL. NHL
  • Maybe a bicycle powered Zamboni isn’t far behind? (With video) BarDown