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Video- The Puck Hit The Back Netting!

via Sportsnet,

When the Columbus Blue Jackets scored their fifth goal, Bruins play-by-play Jack Edwards expected it to not count because the puck should have been called dead a minute ago. But when it ended up counting, he wasn’t a happy camper.

 

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Video- Milan Lucic And Dalton Prout Try To Settle Their Differences

Another round of Milan Lucic vs. Dalton Prout, Jack Edwards with the call.

 

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Milan Lucic And The Boston Bruins Prepare For The Columbus Blue Jackets Tonight

Remember this?

 

 

Milan Lucic this morning as the Bruins prepare to play the Blue Jackets tonight...

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Evening Line- David Krejci

“Not many people watch the game. A lot of people just open up the Internet and look at the score sheet. They see my name, and I get zero [points]. They see that I make lots of money, and that I don’t produce. No one cares if I play well, or not. It is what it is. I just have to stay positive. I know that the coaches and upper management…they watch the games, so I just try to stay away from the Internet and try to stay away from what’s happening.

-David Krejci of the Boston Bruins.  Read more from and about Krejci by Joe Haggerty of CSNNE.

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NHL Player Safety Explains The Matt Bartkowski Hit

 

 

If you missed the hit, watch it here.

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Video- Boston Bruins Cannot Understand The No-Goal Call Against Them

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE,

“I can’t even figure out why goals don’t count, so I’m certainly not going to comment on that,” said Claude Julien when first asked about the Matt Bartkowski hit on Brian Gionta in the first period. “First of all, [Eriksson] doesn’t hit him, he barely touches his glove.

“It’s kind of a flash screen is what we call it and he’s in position. I guess it’s another non-goal that I’m sure we’ll hear should’ve been a good goal later on. But it’s what we keep going through.”

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Watch the no-goal below, scroll to the :19 second mark...

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Video- Matt Bartkowski Hit On Brian Gionta Plus The Marcus Foligno Fight Which Followed

from Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News,

The night’s signature play came with 5:52 left in the first period. Foligno was attempting a pass up the middle and the 5-foot-7 Gionta stretched for it just inside the Buffalo zone but was hit high by the 6-foot-1 Bartkowski.

Bartkowski’s shoulder seemed to contact Gionta’s shoulder and head before his elbow followed through on the hit. Gionta cartwheeled through the air and landed face-first on the ice, appearing to suffer a cut before skating off the ice for good under his own power.

“I was a little ahead of him so I kind of saw him just hit the ice,” winger Brian Flynn said of Gionta. “I knew it must have been bad. I got back to the bench and guys said the hit was a little early and to the head.”

Coach Ted Nolan had no update on Gionta other than to say he was “a little shaken up.” But Nolan acknowledged Foligno is going to be out a while after suffering a major hand injury while battling Bartkowski.

“The head hits are dangerous hits,” Nolan said. “We’ll let the league look at that and make the correct call.”

more on the game...

Watch the hit and fight below...

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Afternoon Line- Claude Julien

"My job is to make decisions. I don't have to explain everything to you. Your job is you can second-guess. That's your priority and that's the way it is. ... Let me put it this way: It's called coaching."

-Claude Julien, head coach of the Boston Bruins to the gathered media in Boston after the morning skate.  More from Julien by Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News.

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Why A Boston/Edmonton Trade Won’t Work

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe,

Taylor Hall or Jordan Eberle would be good Bruins. They are 23 and 24 years old, respectively.

Hall is under contract through 2020 and Eberle is locked up until 2019, both at $6 million annually. They can score, which is a talent that is eluding the Bruins.

Yet the Bruins are missing two critical elements: tradable assets and cap space. Edmonton needs an ace goalie, centers, and defensemen. The Bruins aren’t dealing Tuukka Rask, last season’s Vezina Trophy winner. Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci are here for good. Zdeno Chara has a no-move clause. That leaves Dougie Hamilton and Carl Soderberg as the two players that would interest the Oilers for either of their top-line forwards.

There’s no match in salary. And the Bruins would be moving a pace-pushing, two-way defenseman who projects to develop into Chara’s replacement. Translation: It ain’t happening.

more hockey topics...

added 8:30am, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune on the Oilers...

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Video- Mark Scheifele Interfered By Milan Lucic

 Mark Scheifele forgot about keeping his head on a swivel and paid for it last night.  Two minutes for interference on Milan Lucic.

Short video...

 

 

A little longer video below, but not as easy to see the hit.

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