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Fresh Links: #NHL15Bergeron Edition

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

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

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

  • VOTE FOR PATRICE BERGERON! Deadline is June 1st to do the right thing... (overandoverandoverandover)[EASports] And your vote counts DOUBLE TODAY on Twitter! [Twitter]
  • Need convincing? (Video, 0:41) [Bruins.NHL]
  • The Bear is campaigning for #NHL15Bergeron, in his own inimitable way... [@TDGarden]
  • ... he's been seen promoting the Patrice Bergeron voting with the firefighters of Boston Ladder 1 Engine 8... [@NHLBruins]
  • ...and has been trolling for votes at the Paul Revere statue. [@NHLBruins]
  • Don't hold your breath for a Chris Kelly trade. [CausewayCrowd]
  • Defensemen report cards: Left behind? Matt Bartkowski and Andrej Meszaros tried. [Boston.CBSLocal]
  • More defensemen report cards: On the right, Dougie Hamilton and Kevan Miller were right on. [Boston.CBSLocal]
  • Crafty Carl Söderberg 's play seemed to be the Bruins only bright spot at times. [CausewayCrowd]

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. []
  • 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]