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Brad Marchand was on the recieving end of a clever chirp

NHL: JAN 07 Bruins at Penguins
First order of business in a penalty shot- make sure you get the puck on your stick. (Brad Marchand)
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Keep Calm and Bergeron.

  • Hobey Baker finalist. How does that sound to you, Jeremy Swayman? Scouting Post
  • Have a look at Jack Studnicka through Dominic Tiano’s eyes. Scouting Post
  • Whatever your opinion of the statistic, Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, and Zdeno Chara have led the league in plus/minus over the last decade- and it isn’t even all that close. Yahoo Sports
  • Nick Ritchie checked in- I knew I liked him, he’s horse people! (Video, 0:13) Bruins NHL
  • Lend your ears to the Bruins Diehards podcast. John Williams, Nick Goodin, and Court Lalonde are joined by the Boston Sports Journal’s Conor Ryan. On tap? The state of Bruins goaltending, and yes, flatulence. (Audio, 59:58) Bruins Diehards
  • The best and worst trash talker in the NHL was chirped by EA NHL Sports 20. BURN, Brad Marchand! Imgur, via Reddit

Got plans? We’ve got game threads!

  • NESN is re-airing the 2011 Stanley Cup run games. The Bruins slipped past the Flyers 3-2 in overtime on an initially overlooked David Krejci goal in ECSF Game #2. Tonight at 9:00PM, the series continues back at TD Garden with Game #3. Join us for a reprise game thread.(Updated schedule on NESN.)

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: There must be something in the Florida water- this compilation of the season’s hat trick highlights from the Panthers includes TWO from Noel Acciari and one from Frank Vatrano. Can ageless Brett Connolly be far behind? (Video, 4:00) Panthers NHL
  • Marisa Ingemi is no longer with the Boston Herald, and an unusually serious Steve Dangle addresses the elephant in the room. Awful Announcing
  • Weigh each Boston sports team’s response to the coronavirus fallout for employees, so far. WGBH
  • Revisit the 2010 NHL Draft. You remember- the “Taylor v. Tyler” one. The Hockey News
  • There was a doping test incident involving Team Canada that resulted in a suspension to a vice president of hockey operations in 2017. The whole affiar was hush-hush. What really happened? The Hockey News
  • The NHL declined to test entire teams for coronavirus, while the NBA gallingly did despite a national shortage of the tests. See how else the NHL has mounted a better response to the crisis. Sports Illustrated
  • This deep dive recapping the careers of some long ago Penguins includes a lot of interesting names, and one former Bruins captain. The Hockey Writers
  • Coronavirus will be fatal to more than just human beings- local news is on death watch. Boston Globe