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Fresh Links: Krejci Train Edition

With a new contract and a new linemate, it's all good for David Krejci.

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David Krejci for the win.
David Krejci for the win.

In Bruins news you can use:

  • David Krejci decided to forego free agency to stay with a winning team that committed to its core. [PatriotLedger]
  • The Bruins are built to compete for Stanley Cups, and are currently in a sweet spot to do it. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • Although he doesn't want to dwell on it now, Krejci's long term plan is to end his career at home in the Czech Republic. [MetroWestDailyNews]
  • Krejci spoke about his new contract and how easy it was for him to re-sign. (Video, 1:55) []
  • Having Loui Eriksson on his line was an added bonus. Here's why. [WEEI]
  • Captain Zdeno Chara 's injuries are healed, and his focus has been on training for quickness. He does not intend to rest on his laurels until retirement. [BostonHerald]
  • Matt Fraser is the likeliest Bruin to fill the right-shot roster gap, the other contenders are either past their time or ahead of it. [BLeacherReport]
  • Of the Bruins top 10 prospects on this list, the forwards are wily but small-ish, defensemen are capable but injury prone, and the goalies have the raw physical ability but need polish. [BleacherReport]
  • They won't be unknown for long: Niklas Svedberg looks to be another in a line of successful goalies for the Bruins, and former PBruin Michael Hutchinson may have found his chance in Winnipeg. [ProIceHockey.About]
  • But, nah. The Bruins don't have much worth noting in the pipeline. No Bruins prospect cracked the top 25 in any listing. [NHL]
  • Seth Griffith is returning to camp as a second year pro. His off-season schedule included planned rest in addition to skills training. [WallaceburgCourierPress]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Congratulations et bonne chance to Former Bruin Stephane Quintal, who will now wield the NHL banhammer. [SBNation]
  • With the passing of ExtraSkater, here's another site that has upped their game by adding more options to their hockey statistics. [Sports-Reference]
  • New technology will help with all those new FancyStats. How about tracking players by RFID on ice in real time? [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • This backpedaling might be the best footwork ever seen from Alex Ovechkin, on OR off ice. [PuckDaddy]
  • Austria, Australia, it's all the same! The unlikeliest choice worked out the best for coach Mike Johnston's career. [YahooSports]