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Morning Skate: Accidental vacation

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A whole bunch of days off.

Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Monday!

The Super Bowl was last night. I hope you’re happy with the results.

We’re in an odd spot in the season for the Bruins right now, as the schedule features so many “game-off-game-off-game” stretches with limited off days.

However, the B’s will have four full days off in between games due to the Buffalo cancellations, which would be a welcome respite in the latter months of the season, but probably isn’t as needed when we’re only 20% through.

Still, I’m sure the players appreciate any rest they can get during a weird season.

We’ll have a full Providence Bruins preview coming for you later this morning, as the Prov-borough Bruins got off to a great start with a 4-1 win on Friday.

Jeremy Swayman, who was profiled in this great post by Cam last week, earned his first AHL win. Good stuff.

What’s on tap for today?

Today’s highlight

Nicolas Aube-Kubel, meet Connor Clifton!

Today’s discussion topic

How much snow did you get? If you’re not in New England, uh...what’s your favorite salad dressing?