May 21, 2013

Opening Faceoff: Tuesday, May 21

By Benjamin Woodward

Goalie Niklas Svedberg and the Providence Bruins saw their 3-0 series lead against the Penguins erased with a 2-1 loss last night. (Photo: Alan Sullivan)

Good Reads

Quick Hits

  • Henrik Lundqvist is battling through a left shoulder injury that he sustained in Game 2 against Boston. The Rangers netminder took part in full practice on Monday.

  • BU extended women’s head coach Brian Durocher’s contract through the 2018-19 season.

History Lesson

  • The only former Bruins’ birthday on the calendar for today is current Avalanche defenseman Matt Hunwick. In 164 career games with the Black and Gold, Hunwick scored 13 goals and added 32 assists. Hunwick turns 28.

Today on NEHJ

  • Check out Julie Nicoletti’s latest Hockey Nutrition column: Breakfast matters, so rise, shine and eat.

  • Andy Merritt takes a look at the poise (and the skill) young defensemen Matt Bartkowski and Torey Krug have been showing since being called into NHL playoff action by the B’s.

Entirely Off-Topic

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