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Brad Marchand answers Gregory Campbell by challenging Torey Krug and Chris Kelly to soak their heads for charity.

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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Brad Marchand is not one to weasel out of a challenge, even an icy, cold one. He, in turn, has called out teammates Torey Krug and Chris Kelly (as well as his brother and Andrew Bodnarchuk ) to follow suit. [NESN]
  • He was also at home to play in a charity game in honor of the late Jordan Boyd. [CTVNews] A family friend, Marchand donated items for auction and confessed to being a bit winded. [MetroNews]
  • Best wishes to David Krejci and Naomi Starr, who were married this weekend in Krejci's hometown. No, David Pastrnak was not the ring bearer... (In Czech, with photo gallery and video) [iSport.blesk]
  • If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the Bruins have just been insulted by the Maple Leafs, who have cast off "the Boston model." [LastWordOnSports]
  • The Providence Bruins have announced a few events: Mark your calendars! [CausewayCrowd]
  • The announced departure of the Bruins has left Ristuccia Arena to do some soul searching. [HomeNewsHere]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Sharpen your pencils, there will be a quiz: Are these players retired or not retired? [TheHockeyNews]
  • Forever Teemu! The first player whose number will be retired by Anaheim is a natural choice, and the Jets will be on hand to help celebrate. [FoxSports]
  • Sure, the fete is in his honor, but will Teemu attend? [HockeyNationCIty]
  • Malcolm Subban's brother will answer fan questions, if you'd care to submit them for consideration. [@TheHockeyNews]
  • P.K. left money on the table, and was thoroughly jerked around for his trouble. Bonus content: A look at Torey Krug's "comparable." [PuckDaddy]
  • It appears that Claude Loiselle will be the NHL's new ban man. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • For NHL teams that are attendance challenged, look! Technology can help fill those seats, and fans can virtually attend games. [BBC]
  • The NHL might benefit from cribbing MLB in the way they evaluate prospects. [LitterBoxCats]
  • Marketing 101: Dear NHL, "the pink, sparkly crap has got to go" and "axe the ice crew." [TheHockeyNews]