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WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Boston Bruins have had enough of rookie sensations, so Patrik Laine had best be on his toes. Jurgen Damm Jersey .Boston fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 Saturday night, when Mitch Marner, last years Canadian junior player of the year, scored the winner. Now the veteran-laded Bruins want to remind the Winnipeg Jets on Monday that there is a reason why the most common adjectives used to describe them are big and bad.The only saving grace for the Bruins from the road loss was they kept Torontos Auston Matthews, who scored a record four goals in his first NHL game, off the score sheet. But when there is more than one roadrunner on a team, shutting down the fastest one doesnt guarantee victory.We told our guys they would be fast, Bruins coach Claude Julien told the Boston Globe, and that they would have to fight to get to those positions. Thats where our team didnt do a good enough job. A few times we had opportunities we didnt stop in front of the net. We skated by. (Brad) Marchand at the end, if he puts on the brakes, he gets a goal there on a (David) Pastrnak pass. But he did a fly-by there.The Jets, like the Bruins, come into their third game of the season with a record of 1-1-0.Winnipeg is grasping for answers to what went wrong Saturday night in St. Paul, Minn., when the Jets jumped out to a 2-0, first-period lead only to give up the next four goals en route to a 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild. Perhaps the most frustrating part for Jets coach Paul Maurice was the fact his troops mustered a whopping eight shots on net during the last two periods, and one of those came from center ice.All things open up after chaos gets created, and we didnt create enough chaos in the offensive zone to create some of the plays we were looking for, Maurice said.Laine, the Jets rookie sensation who was selected No. 2 in last springs draft behind Matthews, had a goal and an assist in Winnipegs 5-4 opening-night victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. However, he was held pointless against the Wild, despite spending most of the night on the top line with winger Blake Wheeler and center Mark Scheifele.The ever-impatient Jets fans, who have used Ondrej Pavelec as their punching bag for the past four years, are calling for the recall of the recently demoted goalie after Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson each gave up four goals in his first starts of the season.They also were crying foul after Maurice banished winger Joel Armia and defenseman Ben Chiarot to the press box against the Wild and inserted and right winger Chris Thorburn and rearguard Mark Stuart in their place. Center Alex Burmistrov also dressed for his first game of the year against the Wild, filling in for Bryan Little, who is out indefinitely after sustaining a lower-body injury against Carolina on Thursday. Jose de Jesus Corona Mexico Jersey . - The Oakland Raiders re-signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes on Friday. Giovani dos Santos Jersey .ca NFL Power Rankings, overtaking the Denver Broncos and remaining ahead of NFC competition San Francisco, Carolina and New Orleans. . Duchene scored two goals and had an assist, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Friday night to match the best 10-game start in team history. MARSEILLE, France -- The World Cup winners against the hosts, the resumption of an old rivalry, the Marseillaise sung loud in Marseille -- Frances semifinal against Germany makes for a mouthwatering semifinal on Thursday.Germany goes into the game missing key players through injury or suspension, while France is so far untested against top-level opposition at this tournament.Though politics and wartime history are certainly part of the France-Germany rivalry, there are plenty of football grudges too.Few French fans could forgive the World Cup semifinal in 1982 when a physical West German team beat France 3-3 on penalties. German goalkeeper Harald Schumacher became a national hate figure in France after charging into Frances Patrick Battiston, leaving him unconscious and with multiple injuries.France has won five of eight meetings with Germany since German reunification in 1990 -- including a 2-0 win in November -- but those victories were all in friendlies. The French lost the one game when it really mattered, going down 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup. Indeed, France hasnt beaten the Germans at a major tournament since 1958.Mats Hummels, the German goalscorer in 2014, misses Thursdays game in Marseille through suspension after picking up a second booking in the quarterfinal win over Italy. Germany must also face France without forward Mario Gomez and midfielder Sami Khedira, who are both injured. There are also doubts over the fitness of veteran midfielderr Bastian Schweinsteiger. Hector Herrera Mexico Jersey. y contrast, France coach Didier Deschamps has a fully fit squad. However, his team has so far avoided the other leading contenders at its home European Championship.While Ireland and Icelands fans entertained the French public, their teams didnt stretch Frances players to the limit in its two knockout games to date. Conceding a goal against the Irish and two against Iceland is also unlikely to lift lingering concerns over the French defense. The hosts toughest test so far came in the group stage, when they were held to a 0-0 draw by the solid if unadventurous Swiss.France would do well to be cautious in the semifinal. The last time Germany faced the host nation in the semifinal of a major tournament, it was more a demolition than a victory.While Germanys injury-depleted team may struggle to repeat its 7-1 crushing of Brazil at the 2014 World Cup, the world champions remain a big threat to French dreams of dominance at home.A fired-up crowd in Marseilles Stade Velodrome will just drive Germany on, coach Joachim Loew said Monday.I dont know how many thousand fit, but the vast majority of fans will be behind France in Marseille, youll have this energy, he said. Super, when its like this, no really, its a motivation.---This story has been corrected to show that France beat Germany 2-0 in a friendly last November. ' ' '