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Pulling together as a team and perseverance were key to the Bruins win

Florida Panthers v Boston Bruins
All for one and one for all! (Matt Grzelcyk, Brad Marchand)
Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

The Bruins overtook the Panthers in the waning minutes to win 4-3 last night in Boston. Tune in at 7:00PM tomorrow as Boston hosts the Senators on NESN.

  • No overtime was needed last night to steal two points, but three notes from last night include the Bruins falling behind by a pair of goals early on... AGAIN. Bruins Daily
  • This one had all the hallmarks of a trap game. Injured regulars? CHECK! Callups from Providence? CHECK! (second half of article behind paywall) Boston Sports Journal
  • Two goals within a mere 36.5 seconds of the final minute of regulation sealed the deal. The line blender was in full effect, excepting the Peter Cehlarik/David Krejci/Karson Kuhlman one. Bonus- enjoy the photo gallery. Patriot Ledger
  • Whaddya mean there is “only” home ice advantage in the playoffs at stake, here? WEEI
  • Brad Marchand was sneaky good working in the background to make things happen. (With video) NESN
  • This clarification from David Backes about his new role with his team offers some reassurances. The Hockey News
  • The team missed JakeDeBrusk ’s energy last night, but don’t panic- it appears to be a minor issue and he should only be out a short while. (With video) 985 The Sports Hub
  • Pay the man. Time to re-sign Torey Krug. The Hockey Writers
  • Lookout world, Brad Marchand is now on Instagram. Review his most recent Twitter escapades to steel yourselves. BritBlogsAboutStuff
  • Shawn Thornton discussed David Backes’ new role, Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Tuukka Rask, team chemistry, and which teams challenge the Lightning in the playoffs. (Audio, 10:46) WEEI

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Frank Vatrano harbors no hard feelings toward his former team, and is hitting stride with the Panthers. Patriot Ledger
  • Here’s a modest proposal for the Maple Leafs- tank NOW to dodge the Bruins in the first round of playoffs. Last Word On Hockey
  • In news of The Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament: There was initially a flap over media credentials denied to the Athletic over paywalls, since settled. Bring Me The News Images of sick flow are already filling social media. BarDown Yet more salad here. (Video, 0:56) YouTube The tourney is being live streamed here. Prep45