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Fresh Links: Go With The Flo Edition

Yoopers rejoice as the Bruins sign young local players.

Justin Florek is ready to push for a roster spot.
Justin Florek is ready to push for a roster spot.
Jared Wickerham

<p><b> In Bruins news you can use: </b></p>


<li> News of Justin Florek 's signing was met with excitement in his hometown, as was the signing of Zach Trotman. [<a href="">UpperMichiganSource</a>]</li>

<li> In this amusing potpourri of sports news, Florek is ready to fight... for a spot in the Bruins lineup, which is appropriate, as Kevin Paul Dupont tut-tuts that hockey is focused on speed and hitting anyway. [<a href="">IronMountainDaily News</a>] The original Dupont quote is from this May article. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> Trotman appears to be slated to be Bruins ready by the end of this season. Also, here is the press release on the six players signed on Firday. [<a href="">SouthCoastToday</a>]</li>

<li> As for defensemen, there is a good reason that the Bruins have an embarrassment of riches. Take a look behind the bench. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> A surplus is good news if Peter Chiarelli is looking to chum the water ahead of a potential trade... [<a href="">CausewayCrowd</a>]</li>

<li> Linus Arnesson made a strong impression at camp, but will be heading back to Sweden for the near future. [<a href="">TheScore</a>]</li>

<li> Here's the Bruins season recapped in sixty happy seconds. (Video, 0:60) [<a href="">NHL</a>]</li>


<p><b> Elsewhere around the rink: </b></p>


<li> The Doctor is IN. Mark Recchi will now play mother goose to young talent in the Penguins' organization. [<a href="">PittsburghPost-Gazette</a>]</li>

<li> After finishing Bobby Orr's and Derek Sanderson's memoirs, of course, here are five other selections on the subject of hockey for your summer reading list. [<a href="">TheHockeyNews</a>]</li>

<li> Professional sports seem to be losing any sort of off-season, and it looks like social media and fans are driving the constant news cycle. [<a href="">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> Not all of the Red Wings ' challenges this season will be on ice. Plans for new facilities have been a flashpoint in a depressed Motown. [<a href="">TheHockeyNews</a>]</li>

<li> C'mon, a caveman could understand the principles behind fancystats, you can too! [<a href="">ArcticIceHockey</a>]</li>

<li> And while we're at it, dig into this primer on arbitration. [<a href="">TheScore</a>]</li>

<li> Weird Al Yankovic has taken the traditional, boring sports fight song to task, and pulls no punches. (**audio is NSFW**) (Video, 2:20) [<a href="">ProSportsDaily</a>]</li>