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The Bruins beat the Hurricanes in 2OT, the game having been rescheduled due to the previous night’s 5OT.

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Everyone was tuned in for the rescheduled Game 1.
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The Bruins are back at it tonight in Toronna “hosting” the Hurricanes in Game #2. Tune in tonight on NESN or NBCSN at 8:00PM.

  • Having spent the Round Robin eagerly waiting to see a spark from the Bruins’ top line, fans were rewarded last night. Patriot Ledger
  • Bruce Cassidy was happy to see Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, and David Pastrnak looking more like themselves. NHL
  • DJ Bean has some concerns despite the 2OT win. And which of Bruce Cassidy’s William Jennings Award winning goalies should get the nod tonight? NBCSports Boston
  • Boston’s middle six forwards were, well, middling. Boston Herald
  • How sweet it was to win after a fruitless Round Robin. HockeyBuzz
  • Hold the pitchforks, Bruins fans, Rod Brind’Amour has a point. HockeyBuzz
  • Got highlights? (Video, 5:05) Bruins NHL Or enjoy this extended version. (Video, 9:03)
  • The newest episode of Behind the B takes us into uncharted COVID-19 territory, from the NHL shutdown to the Bruins’ preparations for and ultimate arrival into the Toronto bubble, and on through the Round Robin games. (Video, 21:40) Bruins NHL

Bubbling up elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Milan Lucic’s stint with the Flames has him looking more like the Lucic we remember fondly in Boston. The Hockey News Off with their heads! The Penguins underperformed, and now Mark Recchi and his fellow assistant coaches have been kicked to the curb. (Do read some of the comments) Pennsburgh
  • The “Bubble Wrap” summarizes the First Round results around the NHL, including the Islanders potting four unanswered goals to best the Capitals 4-2, and the Canucks standing tall against the Blues. NBC Sports
  • Got goalies? The teams sporting a 1A/1B tandem are en fuego this postseason. Pro Hockey Talk
  • Take a peek behind the curtain at the staffers who mix the audio to be both neutral in tone and compelling in Toronto and Edmonton. ESPN
  • We can appreciate the humor that has been on display in the bubble, which almost makes up for a lack of live audience. Daily Hive