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Hal Gill, TEAM POOH FOREVER!
Hal Gill, TEAM POOH FOREVER!
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It'll be like old home week next season in Edmonton!


  • Happy landings! Peter Chiarelli will join the Oilers organization as President of Hockey Operations. Will the Bruins get a draft pick from it? [DaysOfYorr]

  • Count on Patrice Bergeron to be the voice of sportsmanship and reason. He does have some perspective on upheval. [BostonHerald]

  • Bergeron took time during a press conference about his Selke candidacy to send his own message of support regarding Claude Julien, his confidence in management, and to take responsibility for his team's struggles.  [PatriotLedger]

  • David Krejci looked back on a season of disappointment shortened by injury, and forward to a summer to rest and recover with one eye already on next season. [Bruins.NHL]

  • Long read: Take a look season by season at the recent Bruins and where they stand NOW. If you agree with Cam Neely's assertion that the Bruins have lost their identity, what is to be done? Dumping core players leaves holes that must be filled. Expect to see an agitator/enforcer hired. Bonus: A look at the Providence Bruins going into the Calder Cup playoffs. [SouthCoastToday]

  • Speaking of the PBruins, they need to step up in game two. Shifting lines didn't spark enough offense. Sound familiar? [ProvidenceJournal]

Elsewhere around the rink:


  • Happy Landings! Former Bruin and local boy Hal Gill has called it a career, and he is still active in local hockey along with former Bruin (and his neighbor) Andrew Raycroft . [WorcesterTelegram]

  • After the Avalanche season ended, at least former Bruin Jordan Caron was free to accompany his friend Genie Bouchard to the FedCup in Montreal last weekend. (Google translation from French) [25Stanley]

  • Two new phone apps are causing the NHL headaches at the playoffs. [MobileSyrup]

  • Winnipeg's joy at the return of playoff hockey has been bittersweet for Atlanta. [SBNation]

  • Don' t rule out a Senators comeback against the Canadiens . [Grantland]

  • In the business of hockey, Boston is among the five most profitable markets in the United States. Have a look at how teams stack up. [SportsNet]

  • Can you spot the young Bruins in this Upper Deck promotion involving hockey players ice dancing? (Video, 1:06) [YouTube]