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Now approved for any goalie's first, second, third and OVERTIME periods, well into the postseason!

A fresh, confident and well-padded Tuukka Rask goes with the flow
A fresh, confident and well-padded Tuukka Rask goes with the flow
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<p><b> The NHL and NHLPA have agreed on a rules change to downsize goalie pads.</b></p>

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<li> The NHL has come out with a rule to keep pads in proportion to the height of the goalie. Well, it is a good excuse to buy a new set of gear... [<a href="http://www.sbnation.com/2013/8/7/4598136/nhl-goalie-pads-rule-change/in/4363243">SBNation</a>]</li>

<li> Here are some details, and a tweet from Henrik Lundqvist. [<a href="http://www.thescore.com/nhl/articles/1247736-report-nhl-nhlpa-agree-on-goalie-pad-size-reduction">TheScore</a>]</li>

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<p><b>And in Boston Bruins news, and elsewhere around the rink... </b></p>

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<li> Will new acquisition Chad Johnson or scrappy Niklas Svedberg rise to become Tuukka Rask's backup in Boston? [<a href="http://thehockeywriters.com/chad-johnson-or-niklas-svedberg-who-has-the-upper-hand/">TheHockeyWriters</a>]</li>

<li> The Bruins defensive corps is undergoing a youth movement. [<a href="http://www.sportsmedia101.com/bostonbruins/2013/08/11/boston-bruins-have-a-youth-movement-on-the-blueline/">SportsMedia101</a>]</li>

<li> Here's one writer's take on the Bruins new acquisitions Matt Fraser, Reilly Smith, and Joe Morrow formerly of the Dallas Stars. [<a href="http://www.100degreehockey.com/2013/07/stars-send-matt-fraser-reilly-smith-joe.html">100DegreeHockey</a>]</li>

<li> Got plans? Shawn Thornton will host Putts and Punches for Parkinsons fundraiser TODAY! [<a href="http://www.wickedlocal.com/boxford/newsnow/x1383326318/Putts-and-Punches-for-Parkinson-s-Golf-Tournament">WickedLocal</a>]</li>

<li> On this list of young players who were traded too soon, it is surprising how many blossomed as Bruins. [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=679929">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Peek in on Junior players on the cusp, it isn't all about the game at NOHA development weekend. [<a href="http://www.thesudburystar.com/2013/08/12/players-told-not-to-get-caught-up-in-draft-hype-during-noha-development-weekend">SudburyStar</a>]</li>

<li> And there is news on the WJC Evaluation Camp, USA thumped Canada, Finland topped Sweden, and other musings. [<a href="http://www.hockeybuzz.com/blog/Bill-Meltzer/Meltzers-Musings-Monday-Quick-Hits/45/53309#.UgjwBJL2Z8E">HockeyBuzz</a>]</li>

<li> Original Six: selected photos of Claude Julien. [<a href="http://hockeyjournal.com/news/bruins/Original_Six-_The_many_faces_of_Bruins_coach_Claude_Julien">NewEnglandHockeyJournal</a>]<il>

<li> Countdown to BRUINS HOCKEY here! [<a href="http://howmanydaysuntilhockey.com/index.php?Team=BOS">HowManyDaysUntilHockey</a>]</li>

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