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NHL.com is heavy on Bruins coverage today, so dig in and enjoy. For dessert, have some fluff!

The Bruins' Loui Eriksson, former Dallas Star
The Bruins' Loui Eriksson, former Dallas Star
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

<p><b>It must be Bruins Day at NHL.com, looking at the overall state of the team, the top prospects, and likely lineup:</b></p>

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<li> With the core still relatively intact, the Bruins are still a championship-caliber, team-first team. [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=680074">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> The burning questions- Does Jarome Iginla have anything left in the tank? Can Tuukka Rask possibly keep it up? Who will replace Andrew Ference? Who will staff the third line? What about the power play? [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=680155">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Loui Eriksson has been a bit under the radar, what might the Bruins expect? [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=680073">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Take it from the top... a brief look at the top ten Bruins prospects. [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=680160">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Here's a projection of how the Bruins' lineup might look on opening night. [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=680079">NHL</a>]</li>

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<p><b>And elsewhere around the rink... </b></p>

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<li> Tuukka Rask wants YOU to help him choose his next set of goalie pads (safety first!) VOTE TODAY! [<a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.510580222352573.1073741828.125170574226875&type=1">VaughnCustomSports</a>]</li>

<li> The end of last season still stings, but the Bruins are cowboying up and moving ahead. [<a href="http://espn.go.com/boston/nhl/story/_/id/9562020/boston-bruins-say-ready-move-on">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Niklas Svedberg has been impressive, and will vie for the spot backing up Tuukka Rask. [<a href="http://www.sportsmedia101.com/bostonbruins/2013/08/14/why-niklas-svedberg-could-make-the-boston-bruins-even-better-in-the-2013-2014-nhl-regular-season/">SportsMedia101</a>]</li>

<li> Here's the 411 on prospect Jared Knight. [<a href="http://causewaycrowd.com/2013/08/15/getting-to-know-jared-knight/">CausewayCrowd</a>]</li>

<li> It's HILAROUS! A take on choosing a player number. [<a href="http://blogs.thescore.com/nhl/2013/08/14/whats-in-a-jersey-number/">BackhandShelf</a>]</li>

<li> Torey Krug wears funny pants. [<a href="https://twitter.com/KrugTorey/status/365587214358441984">@KrugTorey</a>]</li>

<li> Linus Arnesson, lost in translation. [<a href="https://twitter.com/ArnessonLinus/status/362685658629816321">@ArnessonLinus</a>]</li>

<li> The Four's remembers the old Boston Garden. [<a href="https://twitter.com/TheFoursBar/status/367657363429285888">@TheFoursBar</a>]</li>

<li> Here's a terrific photo and message from Captain Planet, Andrew Ference. [<a href="https://twitter.com/Ferknuckle/status/366362150643572737">@Ferknuckle</a>]</li>

<li> Consider the source... the Stanley Cup was shot during the Blackhawks' victory parade! [<a href="http://www.theonion.com/articles/stanley-cup-shot-11-times-during-chicago-blackhawk,33001/">TheOnion</a>]</li>

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