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NHL: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs
Mark Divver says Connor Clifton has been playing with “swagger” in Providence lately.
Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The Bruins have called in reinforcements from Providence to face the Jets tonight in the ‘Peg. Tune in at 8:00PM Eastern on NESN.

  • In a game preview, it looks like Connor Hellebuyck may be out tonight, which will help the Bruins. Fox Sports
  • Injuries are wreaking havoc with the roster. Again. Bruce Cassidy is strategizing for a short-term boost. Boston Herald
  • If you’re keeping track, here’s an update on the list of Bruins walking wounded.
  • The bad news? The Bruins lead the league in the number of defensemen played this season. The good news? They’re getting pretty good at adjusting to that reality. Connor Clifton, your team needs you! Boston Herald
  • By the numbers, when Brandon Carlo is on ice, the opposition struggles. (With video) NESN
  • Paul Carey is poised to make his Bruins debut tonight, in his second stint with the organization. Bonus- remember the two former Bruins included in the trade that originally brought him here from the Avalanche? Enterprise News
  • It would be nice if Peter Cehlarik had received a bit more rope before being given the hook. He’s motoring south to Providence yet again. 985 The Sports Hub
  • In a younger dressing room, veteran leadership is key. Patrice Bergeron is speaking up more. WEEI
  • That elusive “identity” that the Bruins were seeking has formed during their 19 game point streak. The Hockey Writers
  • Mark your calendars, on April 29th Willie O’Ree documentary “Willie” opens in Toronto. NHL

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