Fresh Links: Old Friends Edition

Bobby Orr rallies his fans - Jared Wickerham

Professional coaches in Boston swap advice, and a number of Bruins (present and former) are in the news for happy reasons. A fellow SBNation blogger could use our support.

The Bruins are practicing and biding their time until Thursday's game against the Avalanche

  • Tuukka Rask is sharp, having killed a couple five-on-threes. Peter Chiarelli is considering a rotation for Matt Bartkowski, Dougie Hamilton, and Torey Krug. Claude Julien has sympathy for Peter Laviolette. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Loui Eriksson is still working on adjusting to the Bruins system, and knows what he needs to do. [BostonHerald]
  • At practice, Carl Soderberg began skating again, and shootout specialist Shawn Thornton scored on Rask! [WEEI]
  • Claude Julien has found a great coaching resource in his friend Bill Belichick. [ESPN]
  • Here's how Patrice Bergeron got where he is today, and why he may be a hall-of-famer. [NewEnglandHockeyJournal]
  • The Merlot Line once again strives to provide energy and not get scored on, taking pride in being part of a fourth line the Bruins can roll out with confidence. [BostonHerald]
  • Chad Johnson took to the classroom to help teach fifth-graders about teamwork. [Bruins.NHL]
  • Malcolm Subban 's 36 saves were not enough to pull the Providence Bruins past the St. John's IceCaps. [Providence Journal]
  • Bobby Orr is simply the best. His book will be released October 15th. [MontrealGazette]

Please drop by and leave healing wishes (and more, if possible) to an editor and colleague over at Anaheim Calling: 

  • SK and a passenger survived a serious car accident, but there is clearly a lot of expense and rehab upcoming. [AnaheimCalling]

Elsewhere around the rink: 

  • In last night's NHL action, Andrew Ference scored as the Oilers rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Devils (who had goals from Jaromir Jagr and Michael Ryder) in the shootout. Brad Richards had a two-goal effort in the Rangers' win over the Kings. [SBNation]
  • Check in with Blake Wheeler, who has learned to succeed in Winnipeg. [BostonHerald]
  • Covering sports can take a heavy toll on those we count on to bring us the games. [MontrealGazette]
  • Sure, it's easy for TomServo42... here's a FancyStats primer for the rest of us! [TheHockeyNews]
  • This Infographic explains three ways a Spin-O-Rama style shootout goal could be disallowed. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Here's a Legal Look column on possible liability to the NHL caused by fighting. [TSN]
  • Poor Joel Ward is the... butt... of jokes after being trapped in a bathroom stall. [FoxSports]

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