It’s a busy Boston Bruins game day and there’s some good–and some bad–news to report.
Let’s start with the bad news. Dennis Seidenberg is out against the Washington Capitals because he got a cut on his foot during the game against the Los Angeles Kings and the wound is infected, according to Claude Julien. He added that the defenseman is taking antibiotics and hopes to be back in the lineup for the next game. Until then, Joe Corvo is taking his place. (Which I personally think is a mistake–the Bruins have a lot of defensive depth now. Why not give Mike Mottau another shot or try out Torey Krug instead? There is a certain correlation between the team performing generally better lately and Corvo being scratched. That’s not the sole reason, but a reason…)
Alright, how about some good news? Nathan Horton is a father again! His wife Tammy gave birth to their second son, Zach, today, according to reports from Brittany Carnegie (Milan Lucic‘s girlfriend) on Twitter. Her Twitter account is protected, prohibiting direct-linking to the tweet itself, but here is an image of it:
On March 7, two weeks before his due date, Horton shared her little one’s name on her Twitter account. Zach’s big brother, three-year-old Dylan, must be excited to gain a little brother, and it’s really just a matter of time before we start seeing both of them take to the ice. (Dylan’s already been seen playing roller hockey, after all.) Congratulations, Horton family!
In other good news, you can also vote for who should be on the cover of NHL 13 by going here. Each team has two players to choose from, but you do not have to pick someone for all 30 teams. Voting is unlimited, though only ten votes per day will count as entries into the sweepstakes for a trip to the NHL Awards, where the cover will be unveiled. The Boston Bruins’ two choices are Tyler Seguin and Tuukka Rask. The last time a Bruin graced the cover of an NHL series game was in 1994, when goaltender Andy Moog was featured.