Scott Hartnell beat up the Bruins for two goals and earned Joe Haggerty's Gold Star, while Matt Fraser's two turnovers were the Black Eye.
The Bruins allowed four goals in the second period as they lost to the Blue Jackets, 6-2, in Columbus.
Here are Joe Haggerty's five thoughts from each period of the Bruins' 6-2 loss against the Blue Jackets.
Milan Lucic and Dalton Prout have fought two times in their NHL careers. Is a third bout on deck?
CSNNE.com Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
For now, GM Lou Lamoriello, and ex-assitants Adam Oates and Scott Stevens will share coaching duties for the New Jersey Devils.
While the NBA and NFL are happy making an extra buck on Christmas, the NHL is holding fast to maintaining its 3-day break, for now.