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Fresh Links: Chara Days Edition

Only 33 days to endure until the Bruins take to the ice in NHL action.

Awww, YISSSSS! Zdeno Chara
Awww, YISSSSS! Zdeno Chara
Jared Wickerham

In Bruins news you can use:

  • David Pastrnak has given himself seven years to make the team. It is good for a young hockey player to have ...goals. [BostonHerald]
  • Locking up David Krejci sends a message, one that will be very attractive to available free agents. [BleacherReport]
  • One small niggling point, Krejci is now paid more than Patrice Bergeron... [SportsIllustrated]
  • ...who is, after all, a Top 10 Forward of this generation. [Fansided]
  • Justin Florek is ready to make his move for a roster spot. If only he were a right shot! [WEEI]
  • No surprise which Bruin made this list of the Top 14 Defensemen, especially after his contributions at net front on the power play this past season. [NHL]
  • Seen at the scene... other notable NHLers with local ties participated in yesterday's practice, including Cory Schneider, Keith Yandle, Ryan Whitney, and Hal Gill. [NESN]
  • Hockey fans swear the most, and the air is blue with profanity at TD Garden! Aren't statistics wonderful? [TheSportingNews]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • And now a more analytic take on this week's hot topic, weighing in on the question of the value of drafting goalies. [Hockey-Graphs]
  • Oh, this is cheery. A look back at the 1994 NHL lockout. Gary Bettman was commissioner then, too, so don't jump to the conclusion that correlation equals causation or anything... [Grantland]
  • If you've got any unused money lying around, here's an idea what an NHL expansion team would cost you. [NationalPost]
  • Who needs an owner? The innovative Elmira Jackals will soon be entirely community owned. [StarGazette]
  • Are sports "sideline reporters" a mere sideshow? [TheBostonGlobe]
  • It is done. Steve Moore has settled with Todd Bertuzzi. [SportsIllustrated]
  • Fancystats: The Next Generation has arrived! [TooManyMenOnTheSite]
  • Martin Brodeur would be happy to back up Cary Price in Montréal. [NHL]
  • Longsuffering Rick DiPietro will take to the air, but still hopes to take to the ice again. [TheScore]
  • Sneak a look behind the curtain at EA Sports, as Morgan Rielly and Max Pacioretty demonstrate how they accomplish motion capture for NHL 15. [TheScore]