Fresh Links: #NHL15Bergeron Edition

Patrice Bergeron doesn't quite manage to Finnish against Tuukka Rask at Sochi - Bruce Bennett

Vote for Patrice Bergeron! The Bear is on the prowl for votes.

We're getting thin on Bruins news, I'm afraid...

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Hand decorated shoes for hockey fans by OneStepDesign... NEED! [Imgur,Reddit]
  • The NHL combine begins tomorrow, and a couple of hopefuls have some 'splaining to do. [TheHockeyNews]
  • Call this the season of Waterbottlegate. Now an incident has hit the police blotter. Sigh. [Boston.com]
  • Meanwhile in the Western Conference, Drew Doughty is leading the charge for the Kings... [Grantland]
  • ... while the Blackhawks hang on by their talons, in a must-win in double OT. [Grantland]
  • Now that the dust has settled, an examination of the facts and timeline behind the racist tweets regarding Malcolm Subban's brother. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Here's a look at the surprising Rangers, and what got them to the conference finals. [Grantland]
  • Corey Hart (of "Never Surrender" fame) has been forced to yield the date of the final concert of his career at the Centre Bell (and on his birthday!) to the possibility of a Canadiens Game #7. (JINX!!!!) [TheHockeyNews]
  • The Senators owner Eugene Melnyk is taking on Vladimir Putin, and wants to hit FIFA right in the pocketbook by boycotting World Cup sponsors. (Could Russia's pugnacity have been avoided by just letting the sore loser win gold in Sochi?) [OttawaCitizen]
  • Meanwhile, Alex Ovechkin inexplicably flashes a peace sign while posing with Vladimir Putin. [TheRussianMachineNeverBreaks]
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