May 25, 2013

Opening Faceoff: Saturday, May 25

By Benjamin Woodward

Today on NEHJ

Jesse Connolly previews Game 5 of the Bruins-Rangers series.

We'll have this month's Hangin' Out with Sabres forward Brian Flynn.

Good Reads

According to Dmitry Chesnokov of Yahoo! Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets’ goaltender and 2013 Vezina Trophy favorite Sergei Bobrovsky has been targeted by one of the KHL’s most prominent clubs, SKA St. Petersburg.

Sportsnet’s Mark Spector says that the recent hires of former players Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy will finally make the Colorado Avalanche relevant again.

Joe Haggerty from tells Bruins’ fans not to panic after Thursday’s Game 4 loss in New York.

Quick Hits

The Boston Bruins have added some extra depth between the pipes for the remainder of their playoff run by calling up Swedish netminder Niklas Svedberg.

Former Dartmouth College star Hugh Jessiman is taking his game to the KHL, where he’s signed a deal with Medvescak of Zagreb, located in Croatia.

History Lesson

Today marks the 49th birthday of former Bruins’ defenseman David Shaw. In 176 games with the B’s, the former first round draft choice scored 14 goals and added 27 assists

Entirely Off-Topic

Here’s video of the band “Far East Movement” with a major gaffe on stage in front of a live television audience. Kudos to the reporter coming up with a fitting Southwest Airlines joke.

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