Fresh Links: Stick Love Edition

Marc Savard, victorious and elated. - Elsa

Marc Savard may have spoken to and caressed his Warrior sticks while on the bench, but Ron MacLean vowed to sleep with his Sher-Wood!

Sure, stick love is titillating, but first, the news:

  • The Boston Bruins have promoted Keith Gretzky to be the director of amateur scouting, and P.J. Axelsson as an Euopean scout. [HockeyBuzz]
  • Axelsson's retirement from Frölunda and new position with the Bruins is big news in Sweden, where this headline fondly cals him "Pebben." (på svenska) [Aftonbladet]
  • The South Carolina Stingrays have renewed their affiliation agreement with the Bruins. [WCSCLive5]
  • In praise of Gregory Campbell, who sets a high bar. [WBZ,CBSLocal]
  • Okay, Jordan Caron, that opening on the third line right wing is yours to lose. [Boston.com]
  • The University of Illinois hockey team sincerely flatters the Bruins with their new look jerseys. [IlliniHockey]
  • Don Cherry loved how Marc Savard loved his Warrior sticks. This led to an uncomfortable few minutes on Coach's Corner. Ron MacLean vowed to sleep with his Sher-Wood. [YouTube]
  • Another demo of the NHL 14 highlighting the "Enforcer Engine" featuring Milan Lucic. Surprise! [YouTube]
  • One man's reminiscence of his first pair of CCM Tack skates, and what a pair of Super Tacks worn by Bobby Orr went for at auction. [MontrealGazette]
  • The Travis Roy Foundation Whiffle ball tournament raised funds at an interesting site in Vermont. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • And a feature on the University of Vermont hockey team, because Catamounts. Do read all the comments! Go, Cats, Go. [Reddit]

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