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This edition of Weekend Roundup is a combination of Bruins and NHL links, as we were unable to post links this morning. Apologies to you earlybird Chowderers!

Jared Wickerham

Not a whole lot happening on Causeway Street right now, but here's a handful of Bruins links to hold you over!

Bruins News (or lack thereof):

  • In another #BearTracks segment, Jarome Iginla and his brother, Stephen, have been working out together this summer. [NESN]
  • Need your heart ripped out and stomped on by our beloved Boston Bruins one more time? Here are the Bruins' top six playoff heartbreakers. [New England Hockey Journal]
  • We're getting closer... [Twitter]
  • And, when we do finally arrive at the doorstep of next season, Matt Kalman says we should be patient with our boys. [CBS Boston]

Stuff You Might Care About Around the NHL:

  • The Detroit Red Wings have announced that they'll be retiring Nicklas Lidstrom's number (duh). [Winging It In Motown]
  • There's a lot to be said about Jaromir Jagr. I miss him already. [The Hockey Writers]
  • The stick used to score Wayne Gretzky's 1,000th lifetime goal was auctioned off on Thursday, and fetched a hefty sum. [CBC Sports]
  • If Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler makes the Swedish Olympic team, he'll be forced by the IIHF to sit out the first two games. [USA Today]
  • The Blues and Magnus Paajarvi have agreed to a two-year contract extension. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • The Edmonton Oilers have begun to focus on drafting defensemen. Who knew? []
  • Down Goes Brown revisits a classic Steve Sullivan moment, and wishes him well in his likely retirement. [Grantland]
  • Alex Ovechkin plans to be as ready as ever for the upcoming season with his new workout. [The Score]
  • The Minnesota Wild reportedly lost $30 million last season. Enjoy the headline, kids. [Backhand Shelf]

Hey, this is not hockey!?

  • Please enjoy this .gif. [What?]
  • A lot goes into making a good cup of tea, apparently. [Telescopic Text]