THIS WEEK'S NEWS, NOTES AND NUMBERS…
STAT OF THE WEEK: The Bruins all-time record against expansion teams in their first year of play is 70-17-9-1. That includes a 19-3-2-1 record in first games against expansion teams (includes all expansion teams since 1967).
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "I'm not in the excuse making business. It's a National Hockey League game and two points are two points every night. We've just got to be more intelligent and more focused…" - Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy after Wednesday's loss.
TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 5): @MLoftus_Ledger (Mike Loftus, Patriot Ledger): "For second straight practice, Colorado native Anton Khudobin leads #NHLBruins in stretch near end of practice."
"Colorado, Kazakhstan … always get those hard-C locales mixed up. Nice one, Loftus"
HONORABLE MENTION: @MarkDivver (Mark Divver, Providence Journal): "Was told JFK was involved in 10 scoring chances on Saturday - 4 primary, 6 secondary. #holyschnikes"