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Sunday's notes: Bruins' Lucic bowls over Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller

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The buzz last night around the NHL centered on the game between Boston and Buffalo, which featured a controversial collision between the Bruins' Milan Lucic and Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller, and the nature of the his teammates' reaction to this breach of hockey protocol...

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Nashville Predators News

For recaps of last night's game, consult the "More Predators Sites" box on the left-hand sidebar of the main page here at OTF, pretty much every blog in town has a recap for you.

Geoffrion Positive, “In Awe” Despite Loss |
With last night's game on Hockey Night In Canada's Quebec broadcast, you can bet that folks up there were keeping a close eye on Boomer.

Paul McCann - Sunday Shots from Game 1,000
Paul has a gallery of photos from last night's game to share.

Smashville 24/7: Hornqvist starting to find offensive groove
Thank goodness that foot issue appears to be resolved...

Wolves Score Last Four, Sink Admirals 6-3 | Admirals Roundtable
The good news coming out of this one is Roman Josi's return to game action.

Hockey and Honky Tonk in Nashville | Montreal Gazette
While in town, one Montreal reporter made sure to make a stop at Tootsie's.

Spacek returns to site of first game - Predators Insider
Montreal's Jaroslav Spacek played in that 1st-ever Predators game, as a visiting Florida Panther.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

A Love Letter to the Wife of a Hockey Blogger | CANUCKS HOCKEY BLOG
Now here's an idea I really need to steal! My wife really puts up with a lot in order for me to keep the posts flowing here.

Milan Lucic hits Ryan Miller, Miller responds with quote of the year - Puck Daddy
Granted, he hit the goalie, but if I have a big lug like Lucic who can skate, I want him hitting anybody he wants to on the other time, whether he outweighs them by 50 pounds or not. I don't buy Ryan Miller's complaining one bit.

Breaking Down the Ryan Miller Collision - The Goalie Guild
Good stuff here breaking down a goalie's view of the incident.

'Mrs. Hockey' was very instrumental for Mark Howe -
Maybe Colleen Howe should go into the Hockey Moms Hall of Fame.

This guy turns broken hockey sticks into walking canes - Puck Daddy
Pure awesome-sauce here!

The Columbus Blue Jackets are not the worst team in the league - Arctic Ice Hockey
Bold words, Gabe.

Howson Faces The Fans, Gives Candid Answers - The Cannon
He's lucky he escaped without being tarred & feathered.

Goligoski has broken thumb -- out possibly four weeks - The Dallas Morning News
A tough break for the high-flying Stars.

Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky Out Four Weeks - Anaheim Calling

And here's another big-name blueliner who will be out. 

Roman Hamrlik injured in Capitals’ loss to Devils - Capitals Insider - The Washington Post
As the Capitals come to town for a game Tuesday, they now have another defenseman banged up to go along with Mike Green.

Ugly incident at end of OHL game -
Wow, just shameful stuff here.

Marian Gaborik Is Quickly Entering The "Elite" Level - Blueshirt Banter
They're getting excited in New York with how their high-priced sniper is producing.

How Ross Greenburg plans to revolutionize NHL on TV - Puck Daddy
It will be nice to see the NHL get the same sort of treatment other major sports have in recent years.

Duck U: RIV 102 – Nashville Predators - Anaheim Calling
A look at the nature of this Preds-Ducks rivalry from the Anaheim side, including some good input in the comments section from Nashville fans.

Angry Birds: Your 2012 IIHF World Championship mascot - Puck Daddy
Now this is funny... 

Sunday's Daily Dosage - Seguin, M.Smith, Johansen... - Fantasy Hockey Scouts
Assorted updates from around the league for you fantasy hockey managers.

Schedule Summary - Nov 14 to Nov 20 - Fantasy Hockey Scouts
And before you set those lineups for the week, make sure to check how the schedule shapes up.

Maple Leafs’ Offensive Woes Continue - The Hockey Writers
After the Kessel line, the Maple Leafs aren't getting much goal-scoring these days. Toronto comes to Nashville on Thursday.

Game 16 Recap: Pacioretty's OT Winner Gets Habs Back To .500 - Habs Eyes On The Prize
Here's the Montreal view of last night's game, where they were happy to steal out of town with the win.

Game 16 Recap: Johansen Shoots Down The Jets - The Cannon
For one night, things went well for the Blue Jackets.

Putting Away the Measuring Tape: Wings 5 - Stars 2 - Winging It In Motown
Red Wings fans have been enjoying the home cooking, as Detroit is 7-2-1 at Joe Louis Arena, while having played just 5 games on the road so far.

New Jersey Devils Come From Behind, Weather Storms in 3-2 Shootout Win Over Washington Capitals - In Lou We Trust
A nice win for the Devils here, knocking off the Southeast Division-leading Caps.

Stampeded: Behind Another Strong Effort from Seguin, Bruins bury Sabres, 6-2 - Stanley Cup of Chowder
After all the hysterics over Lucic vs. Miller, the Bruins cruised to an easy victory.

Carolina Survives: Hurricanes 5, Penguins 3 - Canes Country
The Hurricanes broke out of a 4-game losing streak with a victory over Pittsburgh.

Game 16 - Recap - Flames early burst too much for Avs - Matchsticks and Gasoline
The Flames racked up a 4-3 road win at Denver.

Senators end losing streak with 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs - Silver Seven
This chapter of the Battle of Ontario goes to Ottawa...