It's here, finally! Training camp starts today!
Okay, maybe it's just the rookies, but how can you not be excited for players getting back on the ice in the spoked B at Ristuccia again?
Marchand still has no contract but that's okay - guys like Dougie Hamilton, Alex Khoklachev, Dave Warsofsky, and Ryan Spooner among others are here for your viewing pleasure this weekend and beyond. Woo hoo!
Links after the jump, as per usual.Bruins News:
- The Bruins are back at it, and here's a little preview of the action. [Herald]
- If there's one player you should be rooting for at rookie camp, it's Zach McKelvie, who was released from his Army obligations just this past Wednesday. [Herald]
Andrew Bodnarchuk signed a two-way contract with the Bruins recently. Welcome back to Providence, buddy! [Metro News]
- The Stanley Cup took a trip to Providence yesterday. [Projo]
- Marchand skated at Captain's practice yesterday, even though he still has no contract. [Globe]
- Mike Milbury is joining forces with some Mass. politicians to raise prostate cancer awareness. [Sun Herald]
- Ace Bailey's memory lives on through 'Ace's Place' and there's no better time to remember that than this weekend, the 10th anniversary of his death. [Wicked Local]
- The Stanley Cup and some Bruins players will be making appearances at some horse shows this weekend. [Globe]
- Shawn Thornton is going to be at a Dunkin Donuts opening (another one?) in Rhode Island. But what about Tyler Seguin getting caught cold? [PBN]
Zdeno Chara reacts to former Slovakian National Team teammate's death. [NHL]
- Here are the top 10 storylines to keep an eye on this season. [THN]
- It's impossible to ignore the KHL tragedy, so players on the media tour give their reactions to it. [Yahoo]
- The Penguins signed Richard Park yesterday. [USA Today]
- Former Panther Cory Stillman retired yesterday, and will join the Panthers development team. [Litter Box Cats]
- Claude Giroux doesn't like other hockey players. What an antisocial jerk or something. [Pro Hockey Talk]
- The Jets just got heftier: Kyle Wellwood signed a one-year deal in Winnipeg. [CBC]
- Speaking of Winnipeg, Blake Wheeler is hoping to use his former team's Cup win as motivation. [Sun]
- The lone survivor from Lokomotiv is in stable condition, but needs a lot of surgeries and hope if he is to survive. [RT]
Non Hockey Link of the Day:
- Now you too can keep tabs on where the hurricanes are! Not the hockey ones, the real ones. [WSJ]