Hockey News A Bruin 11-23-13


Nov 11, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing

Loui Eriksson

(21) looks to make a pass during the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Banknorth Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

OK, this is just terrific. Well, it looks like a parody, there is a glimmer of truth and genius to this. Read how Xbox One Subscribers can get the total NHL experience. So total, you can even mess up in the game and get a sit down meeting with Brendan Shanahan. Deep down, we’ve all wanted to be scolded by Shanny, and they may be making this a feature in the near future. It may be madness, but for some people who take their games seriously, they’ll probably love it (or shoot their Xbox). Read the whole story here: (SBNation)

“When you can’t find any goals, you have to go more to the front [of the net]. That’s what I’ve been trying to do the last few games,” offered Bruins forward Loui Eriksson recently. “When you go there something [good] usually happens.” His goals may not be the prettiest, but they are goals. The Bruins need all the scoring they can get right about now. Read more of Joe Haggerty’s interview with Eriksson here: (CSNNE)

Puck Daddy takes a look at a baker’s dozen worth of disappointments currently taking place in the NHL. With so many teams at or just below the salary cap this year, it’s going to be a tough year for teams to make any big moves to improve their rosters. That can only spell disaster for at least half a dozen teams (not counting the Metropolitan Division). (Puck Daddy)

There are eight teams in the Western Conference who equal or exceed the point total of the Western Conference leaders, our own Boston Bruins. The folks at Yahoo sports break down why the West is just running over the Eastern teams at this time, and what teams like the Bruins can do to fight back. (Yahoo)

There is a decent chance we’ll see third-string goalie Justin Peters in net for the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Bruins at TD Garden.  Peters has earned himself a job on their squad, but may get moved by no fault of his own. Read more about the Hurricanes dilemma here. (Bleacher Report)