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It was smooth sailing in Boston yesterday, with enough goals to honor just about every Bruins mom

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Carolina Hurricanes at Boston Bruins
Connor Clifton’s first playoff goal celly- they grow up so fast.
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The Bruins won 6-2, and now bank their two wins and sail along to Carolina for Eastern Conference Final Game #3 and #4. Tune in Tuesday at 8:00PM on NBCSN.

  • Get a load of JetBlue’s “Bear Force One.” @NHLBruins See it taxi here. @NHLBruins
  • The Bruins have showcased different looks and secondary scoring, which has made a rough road for opponents so far. MassLive
  • Carolina’s attempt to outmuscle the Bruins failed, and Boston now has a five game win streak in this postseason- all without riding their top line. Providence Journal
  • Boston’s defense stepped up to contribute scoring. HockeyBuzz
  • For Boston’s defense, good things really DO come in small packages. WEEI
  • Three takeaways from the game include a question about netminding for the Canes. Bruins Daily
  • By the numbers or the eye test, this postseason has been Tuukka Rask time. Bonus- welcome back to Charlie McAvoy. Patriot Ledger
  • This team has tied an interesting franchise record- hey nineteen! WEEI
  • Matt Grzelcyk took a licking and pounded out two goals. MassLive Bonus- he also hit a Bruins career bogey. (With video) NESN
  • It looks like Connor Clifton has plans for his new puck.
  • We owe Don Sweeney a beer for signing Charlie Coyle and Marcus Johansson. Boston Herald
  • Petr Mrazek has been an aggressive goaltender, which can be a double-edged sword. WEEI
  • Frustration seems to bring out the worst in Dougie Hamilton. (With video) CBS Boston
  • Don’t count them out, though, this Hurricanes team has been down two games before. Sports Illustrated
  • We have a quorum of Hizzoners in Boston now. @NHLBruins
  • In this latest episode of “Behind the B”, Todd Angilly is featured and the Bruins knock off the Blue Jackets. (Video, 21:39) Bruins NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Stanley Cup Playoff news: The Bruins ARE the news. Pay attention, here, a number of milestones were achieved. Bonus- yet more links. NHL
  • Everyone is vexed by the officiating- here’s a sample of what has sparked head explosions in this year’s playoffs. ESPN
  • The team whose captain ate a #2 sandwich yesterday is number one in this ranking of all the NHL franchises. The Hockey News
  • Dive on into 31 Thoughts, which includes (#26) praise for David Krejci and (#25) a proposal for video reviews. Sportsnet