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Fresh Links: The 300

Bruce Cassidy marked 300 NHL games coached in last night’s win.

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NHL: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild
Congratulations to Bruce Cassidy!
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Last call! the Bruins move on from a 3-0 win over the Wild last night to the final regular season game against the Lightning. tune in Saturday at 1:00PM on NESN.

**Tomorrow’s matinee game will be offered free of charge to viewers on NHLTV!**

  • Jaroslav Halak earned the shutout, and Zach Senyshyn scored his first NHL goal. Gee, doesn’t Karson Kuhlman look a lot like David Pastrnak in the illustrating photo? Boston Herald
  • Among three observations from the win- although Brandon Carlo thankfully remains healthy, Kevan Miller gave us scare. Bruins Daily
  • Callups have been a mixed bag for the Bruins, but Zach Senyshyn will take his new point-per-game-status thank you! Last night was also an important showing for Jaroslav Halak. 985 The Sports Hub
  • Looks like the Charlie Coyle for Ryan Donato trade was a draw. Twin Cities Pioneer Press
  • At stake tomorrow? A modest footnote to Bruins history. 985 The Sports Hub
  • Rested, ready- several Bruins stalwarts earned the night off. WEEI
  • The Bruins are in about as good a position to go into the postseason against the Maple Leafs as could be expected. Bonus- congratulations to Bruce Cassidy, who hit a professional milestone last night. Boston Herald
  • What a sweet notion! Patrice Bergeron has a namesake. Boston Globe
  • Meanwhile, in Providence, it’s time to roll up your sleeves, PBruins- there’s still work to be done if you’d like to participate in the postseason. The Hockey Writers
  • Note to Bruins fans- DON’T GET COCKY! BarDown

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: The Maple Leafs have called up Michael Hutchinson as a Black Ace. Drama ensues. TSN
  • The intriguing Islanders and the Penguins have punched their ticket to the playoffs, joining a bunch of jerks (the Carolina Hurricanes.) USA Today
  • What is each Stanley Cup contender’s fatal flaw? The Hockey News
  • The NHL surely loves its coffee, perhaps as the very best legal performance enhancing substance? Washington Post
  • Lies, damned lies, and statistics- learn to twist the narrative with hockey statistics. Pension Plan Puppets
  • Who... Whooo... WHOOOOO can take down the vaunted Lightning in the playoffs? Sports Illustrated