Hockey News A Bruin October 29th, 2013.


Oct 23, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Loui Eriksson (21) on the ice after being injured during the game against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

“Good news is that he did show up this morning. He came by and that’s usually good news when a guy can leave his home and come to the rink.” Bruins head coach Claude Julien on Loui Eriksson’s coming to practice. Eriksson is still tagged out indefinitely with a concussion from the John Scott hit. More on his condition here. (Boston Bruins)

With Scott waiting for his fate to be decided by Brendan Shanahan and the Department of Player Safety, we took a look at John Scott’s role in hockey and ask is it time to let the last of the ‘Goonasaurus’ become extinct? (Causeway Crowd)

What happened against the Devils? The Bruins are normally tough customers when it comes to the penalty kill, but they gave up four power play goals in their 4-3 loss to New Jersey. So, what went wrong? Here’s what they guys at Comcast think. (CSNNE)

After that tough loss against New Jersey, the Bruins will need to screw on their game faces and really work hard on the fundamentals as they take on offensive powerhouse Pittsburgh tomorrow night. The folks at Bleacher Report have a run down of the lines and a prediction for tomorrow night. (Bleacher Report)

Thomas Vanek made a serious mark for the Buffalo Sabres in his career, and now he has to move across the state to play for the Islanders. Our partners at Sports Illustrated take a look at what the Islanders gave up for him and wonder if it was too much? (