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Fresh Links: Preseasoning Edition

Looks like the Bruins will need to bring the pepper next time.

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Niklas Svedberg holds the line
Niklas Svedberg holds the line
Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

In Bruins news you can use:

  • A fast start by the Bruins was followed by late period goals that allowed the Canadiens back into the game. [ProvidenceJournal]
  • David Krejci takes his responsibilities very seriously, and the Bruins early exit from the playoffs and his new contract motivates him to do better. [ESPN]
  • Loui Eriksson did not have his best game, he and Krejci just weren't clicking on breakouts. [BostonHerald]
  • Here are three quick takes on last night's game. []
  • In a Claude Julien defense-first system, Ryan Spooner 's defensive lapses loom large. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • For Spooner, there is at last a potential roster spot open if he can grab it. His coach asserts the place was always there, if he earned it. [WEEI]
  • With a surplus of defensemen, this may not yet be Joe Morrow 's year for an NHL spot. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • Dennis Seidenberg land his freshly repaired ACL logged 19:46 and blocked three shots. He confessed to being tired, but did have fun. (Google translation from German) [Sportal]
  • Two former Belleville Bulls brothers saw action last night, the Canuck one scored a goal. [Intelligencer]
  • And no one will be surprised to hear which team's games against the Bruins at home are commanding the biggest ticket Price this season. [Forbes]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In other action around the NHL, David Pastrnak 's Swedish teammate William Nylander is also on the NHL cusp with the Maple Leafs, who beat the Flyers last night. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • All that Canadian Tire money sitting at the bottom of your junk drawer at home will now be accepted as cash at Ottawa Senators games preseason. Sandy McTire turns handsprings. [TheSportingNews]
  • You can play, but no one watches. Professional women athletes may just need more creative marketing. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • The new 24/7 style coverage of the Winter Classic by Epix will strive to refresh the stale HBO version. [TheSportingNews]
  • Cuba Gooding, Jr. is the gift that keeps giving to the NHL. [PuckDaddy]
  • Here's a nice long read about how Ray Bourque ended up with the Avalanche, how he turned down an offered "C," and why he receives a yearly phone call from a former teammate. [MileHighSports,Digital.Publicationprinters]
  • Barry Trotz' move to Washington was especially hard on one member of the family. [WashingtonPost]
  • This tip-o-the-cap to Tyler Dellow will convince you on the relevance of Corsi. [Hockey-Graphs]
  • There will be a World Cup of Hockey, and rightfully so. [Sportsnet]