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Sounds of the game… Bruins 5, Leafs 2
Posted By Mike Petraglia On November 6, 2008 @ 11:11 pm In General | No Comments
It might be time to start asking just who is Blake Wheeler .
He changed his uniform number before the game from 42 to 26. He scored his first career hat trick as the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs, 5-2, Thursday night at TD Banknorth Garden.
Wheeler is now tied with Toronto’s Mikhail Grabovski for the NHL rookie goal lead with 6. … Dennis Wideman won $100 for scoring the goal on Andrew Ference’s 100th career assist. Ference said before the game he would offer the reward to the lucky goal-scorer. Thursday marked Zdeno Chara’s 700th career game.
Now for the stars of the game.
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URLs in this post:
 Blake Wheeler: http://weei.stats.com/nhl/playerstats.asp?id=3641&team=1
 Image: http://blogs.weei.com/files/2008/11/blake-wheeler.jpg
 Blake Wheeler gives props to his line mates of Marco Sturm and David Krejci: http://blogs.weei.com/mikepetraglia/2008/11/06/sounds-of-the-game-bruins-5-leafs-2/110608_blakewheeler_givecredittosturmandkrejci/
 Wheeler on his number change: http://blogs.weei.com/mikepetraglia/2008/11/06/sounds-of-the-game-bruins-5-leafs-2/110608_blakewheeler_changefrom42to26/
 Wheeler on bringing his A-game every night: http://blogs.weei.com/mikepetraglia/2008/11/06/sounds-of-the-game-bruins-5-leafs-2/110608_blakewheeler_gottahaveagameeverynight/
 Tim Thomas said the 5-on-3 penalty kill in the third period was the key to the game since Boston led only, 3-1: http://blogs.weei.com/mikepetraglia/2008/11/06/sounds-of-the-game-bruins-5-leafs-2/110608_timthomas_5on3penaltykillwashuge/
 Andrew Ference collected his 100th career assist and explains why Thursday was such a big win: http://blogs.weei.com/mikepetraglia/2008/11/06/sounds-of-the-game-bruins-5-leafs-2/110608_andrewference_goodtosee60minuteeffort/
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