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Hey, Brad Marchand, GO SOAK YER HEAD!

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Put THIS on your bucket list, buddy! Gregory Campbell, Brad Marchand
Put THIS on your bucket list, buddy! Gregory Campbell, Brad Marchand
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Gregory Campbell has thrown down the gauntlet to Brad Marchand, after completing the Ice Bucket Challenge to combat ALS. (Video, 0:53) [Bruins.NHL]
  • The South Carolina Stingrays, Boston's ECHL affiliate once again, were key to the Bruins' (and subsequently Providence's) success this season with injuries mounting. Interestingly, it is not a monogamous business relationship... [CausewayCrowd]
  • In fact, developing affordable talent from within seems to be the only answer for the cap-strapped Bruins. [RantSports]
  • Have a look at the rosters of teams participating in the IIHF World Junior Championship camps this summer. (The "summer challenge" is underway today, link at top of article) Peter Cehlarik, David Pastrnak, Anders Bjork, and Anton Blidh are participating. [IIHF]
  • Don Sweeney spoke about a number of PBruins and Bruins prospects in this interview. (Audio, 31:50) [HockeyProspect]
  • And why wouldn't Malcolm Subban cheer for his own brother? [NESN]
  • Seen at the scene... Rick Middleton participated in a ribbon cutting at the renovated Hampton Beach Casino. [SeacoastOnline]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Speaking of Malcolm Subban's brother, he and the Canadiens are now in arbitration. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Shawn Thornton lent his support to a charity event here in Boston yesterday, pausing to quip about the flurry of Red Sox trades. Don't ever change, Shawn! [WEEI]
  • Lou Lamoriello has finally sold his soul to analytics, as local boy and professional poker player Sunny Mehta has joined the Devils to be the new chief of statistical analysis. [FireAndIce]
  • Are OHL players "student-athletes" or child laborers? Ontario investigates, as Unifor looks on. [TSN]
  • Years ago, Teemu Selanne gave up rally road racing... for reasons. The then president of the Finnish Ice Hockey Federation was especially glad... for reasons. [Canoe.ca]
  • Review the top 10 biggest trades, and why, in hindsight, they were good moves. [Grantland]
  • Sportsnet has compiled the top Tweets of July, including equipment advice to Hilary Knight and a shoutout to #SteveThePirate, aaargh. [Sportsnet]