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The Daily Buzz is a column devoted to the best Boston Bruins and NHL news and links around the world wide web. With that, here is the best that the internet has to offer – and today’s Bruins Daily publishing schedule – for October 10, 2013.
Today on Bruins Daily
Your’s truly and Anthony Travalgia will be on site for tonight’s game between the Bruins and Avalanche. Chris Chirichello and Dan St. Pierre will weigh in from the comforts of their living room(s).
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In case you missed it
Here’s another article from your’s truly on some interesting decisions ahead for Peter Chiarelli regarding the Bruins defense.
Also, here’s yesterday’s Daily Buzz.
Know the enemy
The Avalanche are off to their first 3-0 start in franchise history. Patrick Roy seems to be getting quite the buzz in his first year as head coach, especially after being fined $10,000 in his coaching debut. I’m sure the goaltending great will have a lot more up his sleeve during the course of the 82-game season.
Tonight’s intriguing matchup features a battle of third lines. Mile High Sticking says the Avs currently have the best third line in the league with Jamie McGinn, PA Parenteau and rookie hotshot Kyle MacKinnon, but the Bruins’ trio of Chris Kelly, Jordan Caron and Reilly Smith might have something to say about that. Either way, it should be an entertaining matchup.
Head coach Claude Julien is keeping an eye on the Red Sox during their playoff run (Joe McDonald, ESPN Boston).
The Bruins are pretty happy about their 2-0 start, but aren’t getting carried away (Joe Haggerty, CSNNE).
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville called last night’s defeat to the Blues “a brutal loss” after Alex Steen scored the game-winner with 21 seconds left in regulation (Chris Kuc/Chicago Tribune).
Former Bruin Brad Stuart earned a three-game suspension for his head shot on Rick Nash in San Jose’s 9-2 win Tuesday night (Sean Leahy/Puck Daddy).
Tonight’s projected lines
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Jarome Iginla
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Loui Eriksson
Jordan Caron-Chris Kelly-Reilly Smith
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Dougie Hamilton
Torey Krug-Adam McQuaid
Gabriel Landeskog-Paul Stastny-Alex Tanguay
Ryan O’Reilly-Matt Duchene-Steve Downie
Jamie McGinn-Nathan McKinnon-PA Parenteau
Cody McLeod-John Mitchell-Patrick Bordeleau
Jan Hejda-Erik Johnson
Tyson Barrie-Nate Guenin
Cory Sarich-Andre Benoit
Tweets of interst
After Roy’s fine, Julien tried to work on getting some distance between the glass with the Avs coach during his downtime:
Julien joked he’s spent some of his down time “fortifying the glass” between the benches.
— steve conroy (@conroyherald) October 10, 2013
And cheer’s to the fine folks at Sam Adams for sponsoring this year’s Frosted Fall Benefit for the Boston Bruins Foundation:
— Bruins Daily (@BruinsDaily) October 10, 2013
For something completely different…
This might be the last straw: the partial government shutdown has hit craft brewers all across America. Hopefully they solve this mess soon, because I want my good tasting beer back!
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