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Daily Buzz: October 15, 2013

Daily Buzz: October 15, 2013

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 15, 2013.

Today on Bruins Daily

Chris Chirichiello reveals his first player of the week award for the 2013-14 season, while Anthony Travalgia goes in-depth on Jarome Iginla’s early season slump.

In case you missed it

Your’s truly has three takeaways from yesterday’s loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Boston.com.

Here is Chris’ post on the Bruins squandering some quality scoring chances during the Columbus Day matinee.

And here’s some postgame video from the B’s locker room.

Bruins linkage

Although they fell short nearly 21 hours later, the Bruins were excited about the Red Sox dramatic comeback over the Tigers in Game 2 of the ALDS. (Joe McDonald/ESPN Boston)

The B’s have some work to do after losing twice in their last three games, but there’s no need to panic this early in the year. (Andrew Merritt/New England Hockey Journal)

Kirk Vance examines how the Bruins won the Flames-Penguins Iginla trade last year. (The Hockey Writers)

League linkage

Despite not having a single power play on Monday, the Red Wings were grateful about their performance on the penalty kill. (Asha Khan/MLive.com)

Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp welcomes a new member to his family. (Nina Falcone/CSN Chicago)

Adam Proteau has an exclusive interview with Director of Player Safety Patrick Burke on his battles with depression. (The Hockey News)

Tweets of interest

Another reminder to get your tickets for the Frosted Fall if you haven’t yet:

And James Murphy is impressed that a popular hangout before Bruins games is now on Twitter:

Stat of the day

14 – The number of consecutive attempts in which the Bruins have not scored on the power play. As a matter of fact, their 2-for-4 performance against the Red Wings on October 5 is the only game in which they scored a power play goal.

For something completely different

This bear attempts to play Tetherball. The keyword here is attempts:

Maybe the bear has an excuse, though. After all, it takes a lot of energy to steal entire dumpsters from the back of a restaurant:

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