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The Bruins’ “A Game” and the statue of flying Bobby Orr have both gone missing. Now Steven Stamkos will sit out tomorrow as well.

Theres Really No Place Like Bostons “Uptown”
Has anyone seen Bobby Orr?
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The sluggish looking Bruins prepare for their second round robin game, as they face the Lightning tomorrow at 4:00PM on NBCSN.

  • Don’t expect to see hard-luck Steven Stamkos on Wednesday. CBS Boston
  • The Bruins would be best served by not waiting to see the whites of the opposing goalie’s eyes before shooting. Providence Journal
  • Those lamentable extra passes were among the multitude of mistakes that dogged the Bruins. HockeyBuzz
  • There was actually a good reason that Tuukka Rask was held from Sunday’s game against the Flyers. WEEI
  • Boston is looking to make those tweaks that will return success to them. Boston Herald
  • Please, Bruce Cassidy, don’t let one of those tweaks be benching Jeremy Lauzon! 985 The Sports Hub
  • Dicey ice and stone hands call for a shift in Bruins strategy. WEEI
  • But it was 4-1, again. At least the ratings were stellar for the Bruins v. Flyers game, which was nice.
  • Dominic Tiano pens an ode to Torey Krug. Scouting Post
  • Hey! Who took the Flying Bobby statue? CBS Boston
  • Lend your ears to the Three Amigos who talk Anders Bjork’s new deal and take their best shot at projecting the Bruins’ playoff prospects. (Audio, 1:00:20) Scouting Post

Bubbling up elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Tyler Seguin made a stand by kneeling with some of his teammates (and opponents) pregame. The Hockey News
  • The Eastern round robin now has seen each team play once- have a look at the results. MassLive
  • Now THIS is how it’s done. You would think the NHL would get more notice for having outdone the other professional sports leagues in this achievement. Sportsnet
  • A storied old barn is coming down in Calgary- the Stampede Corral had been the original home of the Flames. The Hockey News
  • Even in summer, bench bosses find personal climate control to be a challenge at the rinks. Paul Maurice has an interesting strategy to keep warm. The Sporting News
  • The Kraken could find some real value and potential in a few players that may be available to them in expansion, including a Bruin and a former Bruin. Last Word On Hockey
  • Hey, Paul Stewart acted in “Slap Shot”! He didn’t quit his day job, though. HockeyBuzz
  • Recreating home ice advantage in bubble arenas is no longer a problem, as the NHL has discovered. NO, REALLY! The Beaverton