Last Skate of The Day, January 21st 2014


Jan 11, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman

Kevan Miller

(86) and San Jose Sharks right wing

Mike Brown

(18) fight during the second period at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

The Bruins have had a battered blue line for the most of the season, and we knew that their front office was going to have to make a move in addressing that concern. The Bruins put a band aid on their problem by signing  defenseman Kevan Miller two a two-year, one-way contact. This contract will earn Miller eight hundred thousand for each of the years, and it will keep him in the Bruins uniform until the 2015-16 season. Here’s what one of our team had to say on the matter. (Causeway Crowd)

Episode Eight of Behind the B premiered today. The episode takes a look at the two big Bruins players who have been out for the last fifteen games (Loui Eriksson and Shawn Thornton). It also covers ‘credit card roulette’, the role Johnny Bucyk still plays in the Boston Bruins organization (fifty seven years and counting folks), and the birth of the bouncing baby Boychuks. Check it all out here: (Boston Bruins)

The Bruins are finding their momentum again as they head into the Olympic break. They’re getting back into their rhythm that they had at the beginning of the season, and they’re starting to rebuild their lead in the Atlantic Division. The folks over at ComCast are looking at the Bruins goals and seeing how many of them they have made. (CSNNE)

While the Bruins have had their “Jekyll and Hyde” spurts this season, there is one team in the league that has been running that way the entire season. That team is the Toronto Maple Leafs. The team over at The Globe and Mail look at one of their hometown teams and see how maddeningly frustrated their fans are at their very hit or miss season. (The Globe and Mail)

If it has been rough sailing for the Bruins, and a squall for the Maple Leafs, it’s a rough voyage through a category five typhoon for the Winnipeg Jets. I admit I love watching them even though I don’t like the fact it’s a Canadian team wearing an American jet on their jerseys. If it’s been a nail-biting season for us Bruins fans, it’s been a double dose of Pepto-Bismol and vodka for Jets fans. (