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The anemic Bruins are still seeking their first win in the Round Robin tournament, but Nick Ritchie recovered his missing tooth, which was nice

Tampa Bay Lightning v Boston Bruins
At least the Mayor of Walpole is finding the back of the net. (Chris Wagner)
Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images

Nevermind losses to the Flyers and Lightning- there’s always Sunday! The Bruins take on the Capitals at a time still TBD.

  • If you look hard enough, there were positives from yesterday’s 3-2 loss. Providence Journal
  • Boston’s lethargic start means no better than third berth going forward, even IF all goes well from here. The Score
  • Three observations from the game include a solid performance from the fourth line. Chowder and Champions
  • An alternate troika of takeaways calls out the Bruins’ top line. Bruins Daily
  • It is sobering to note that the Bruins have led at no time during the Round Robin. Boston Globe
  • Torey Krug demonstrated the kind of fight that the Bruins will need to rediscover. MassLive
  • It was Jaroslav Halak with the save of the game, having found Nick Ritchie’s missing tooth between periods. (With video) Holdout Sports
  • Don’t hold your breath, but Barclay Goodrow deserves discipline for yesterday’s headshot on Anders Bjork. 985 The Sports Hub
  • The Rest of the Story- that odd David Pastrnak Tweet regarding Tom Wilson was no accident. YardBarker

Bubbling up elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Is there anything more Bruin than a Milan Lucic goal being called back for goaltender interference? (Hello, Geoff Ward!)... Streamable, via Reddit Fortunately, his second snipe counted, and the Flames beat the Jets. NHL
  • This “Bubble Wrap” recaps playoff action- the Penguins are struggling with the Canadiens and the plucky Panthers set a franchise milestone when they battled back to play another day against the Islanders. Bonus- Wedesday’s three stars include a very determined Shea Weber. NBC Sports
  • James Neal offers his take from inside the bubble, and remembers Colby Cave. Player’s Tribune
  • Got plans? NHL Draft lottery resumes on Monday. Sportsnet
  • Get Kraken! Schwag sales numbers for the new Seattle NHL franchise have already outstripped the Golden Knights’ impressive inaugural tallies. ESPN
  • Viva Las Vegas! A few Golden Knights noticed some homeless Edmontonianans and sent pizza. Global News
  • Challenging times call for creative answers. Meet Anthony Jusino, NHL Production Manager... or POOL SKIMMER GUY? (Video, 1:52) @NHL