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The Hurricanes are in town, and the Bruins don’t want to give them any cause for embarassing celebrations

2015 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
Don Cherry said it. Jerks!
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Tune in to see “a bunch of jerks” take on the Bruins this evening at 7:00PM on NESN.

  • Streaking streaks- the visiting Hurricanes are defending a five game win streak. Jerks. Providence Journal
  • From behind enemy lines, it looks like the Canes will rely on netfront mayhem to score. Canes Country
  • A spot on David Krejci’s wing might be just the ticket for David Pastrnak if the timing of this return to action is right. 985 The Sports Hub
  • Poor Kevan Miller is reportedly going to be out of action longer than initially projected. CBS Boston
  • Tuukka Rask has been instrumental in Boston’s point streak, and Jaroslav Halak is the key to Rask entering the playoffs rested and ready. Causeway Crowd
  • Jake DeBrusk is just glad to be scoring once more. Boston Herald
  • Maybe we’ll get a good look at youngster Oskar Steen in action at the World Championships for Sweden. @MarkDivver
  • In a deadline move, the Providence Bruins swapped Austin Fyten for Belleville’s Stuart Percy. @MarkDivver Injuries to several defenseman forced the move. @MarkDivver

NHL Standings:

  • The Bruins are third in the NHL overall, NHL and are in second place in both the Eastern Conference NHL as well as the Atlantic Division, ahead of the Maple Leafs by one point. NHL The Wild Card slots are occupied by the Penguins and the Canadiens. NHL (Note- links are NOT static)

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Sassy Dougie Hamilton is sassy, and doesn’t want to hear your gripes about wearing Whalers throwback sweater #19. @NHLCanes
  • Coming down the home stretch, the Lightning are running away with the Eastern Conference. What about the rest of the field? NHL
  • Seattle is using science as a hook to attract and educate their new fans. Seattle Times
  • The NHL lags behind other professional sports in one area- Paul Stewart sees change coming. Chicago Tribune
  • The NHL Alumni will be assisting in clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of cannabis in treating neurological diseases. National Post
  • Here’s how to mix up a refreshing Hurricane for tonight’s tilt, or maybe share one on Mardi Gras! Chowhound