Fresh Links: Labor of Love Edition

NHLPA members backstop Don Fehr during last season's lockout. - Bruce Bennett

Remember last fall, when the NHL owners locked out the NHL players? I try not to, either.

Happy Labor Day! Raise a glass, bottle or can to the NHLPA, eh?

  • For Milan Lucic, overwhelmed by the thought of living up to his contract, thoughtful coaching helped him turn his season around. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • In honor of his new contract, here's a report card for Peter Chiarelli. [ProSportsBlogging]
  • Team USA is in the spotlight as they (sorta) take to the ice. [Grantland]
  • Wait for it... there is another trade shoe yet to drop for the Bruins. [HockeyBuzz]
  • For fathers and sons, hockey can be the common language bridging them through tough times. [HittingThePost]
  • No worries, the top tweets of August are collected here for you to peruse. [Sportsnet]
  • Malcolm Subban believes a mistake has been made... [@SubbZero30]
  • Former Providence Bruins captain Trent Whitfield turns the page. [ProvidenceJournal]
  • Jean Béliveau is quite a gentleman, and set an impossible benchmark for courtesy. [@Dave_Stubbs]
  • A parting shot... a graphic of the NHL games LOST by Gary Bettman. [TheBostonGlobe]
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