Today on Bruins Daily
The Black and Gold are off until Thursday, but we here at Bruins Daily will be keeping you busy with plenty of coverage and other news regarding the site in the coming days. For today, Chris Chirichiello reveals his latest Player of the Week.
In case you missed it
Speaking of the layoff, Chris chimed in yesterday on why the four days off between games comes at a good time.
Your’s truly has three takeaways from the Bruins’ 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Boston.com.
Anthony Travalgia discusses Milan Lucic leading the way with two goals and a fight in Saturday’s victory.
Last, but not least, Bruins Daily chief photographer Joe Makarski provides some great shots as usual (in spite of a broken lens).
The Bruins are playing a complete brand of hockey lately, and that is a far cry from Wednesday’s debacle in Detroit. (Joe Haggerty/CSNNE)
Boston tallied 22 of a possible 30 points in the month of November, which has been pretty friendly to them in recent history. (Ty Anderson/Hockey Buzz)
And yes, the Bruins even ended Movember with a bang! (Bruins.com video)
The Calgary Hitmen of the CHL opened the month with a bang with their annual teddy bear toss night. Reportedly, over 26,000 stuffed animals were thrown to the ice after the Hitmen’s first goal, which broke last year’s record. It has really become a great tradition in all of hockey if you ask me. (Scott Fisher/Calgary Sun)
displayed 50 shades of Grapes made his case to keep the Coach’s Corner segment in tact when the new Canadian TV contract kicks in with Rogers SportsNet next season. (Harrison Mooney/Puck Daddy)
Former Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson made a perfect return to Ottawa in the Red Wings’ 4-2 victory on Sunday. (Pierre LeBrun/ESPN.com)
Tweets of interest
Sean Leahy has a clever response as usual in light of Amazon using drones for home deliveries:
Pretty sure these Amazon drones are just the sequel to that “*batteries not included” movie.
— Sean Leahy (@Sean_Leahy) December 2, 2013
Some Sens fans decided to have a funeral for Alfredsson’s career in Ottawa outside the Canadian Tire Center yesterday. And yes, the reaction was a little different inside the arena:
Alfie funeral taking place outside CTC. pic.twitter.com/RjtlRcRtj0
— Tyler Cooper (@ClericalBeats) December 1, 2013
Stat of the day
0-2: The record of Rob Ford supported teams when the embattled Toronto mayor attends football games inside the Rogers Centre. Take note Maple Leafs fans if you haven’t already, because before you know it he may steal one of your seats and enjoy a chicken wing in the process. Oh, and your team may have a similar fate as the Argos and Bills.
For something completely different
The legend known as Ron Burgundy can add curling commentary to his impressive resume as he joined TSN for “Roar of the Rings” at Winnipeg. No one immediately regrets this decision, either.