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Yeah, he's that good. Tuukka Rask.
Yeah, he's that good. Tuukka Rask.
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The Bruins schedule is out! The Bruins schedule is out!

  • Tuukka Rask is good. Really good. Here's the proof.  [TSN]

  • Look back at this Kirk Luedeke interview with Patrice Bergeron in 2003, where he touches on his relationship with his brother and how he was acquainted with Simon Gagne . [ScoutingPost]

  • Hockey is almost here! The Bruins training camp schedule has been announced. Mark your calendars! The home opener will be against the Jets. [TheBostonGlobe]

  • Is this the year that the Bruins cement Boston's reputation as a hockey town? Please? [TheHockeyWriters]

  • Ryan Spooner is poised to be the Bruins third line center, what will be the key to his success in Claude Julien's defensively responsible system? (Video, 1:40)  [NESN]

  • Don't rule the Bruins out of the Stanley Cup Final matchups envisioned here, one between the Bruins and Sharks would be great for two reasons- if the Bruins win, GREAT! If the Sharks win... well, what would Joe Thornton do? THINK OF THE CHILDREN!  [ESPN]

  • There are five Germans in the NHL this year, and at the head of the class is Dennis Seidenberg . (Google translation from German) [Eishockey-Online]

  • Prospect "Don't Call Me Darth" Daniel Vladar is on the Bruins' radar, and will be honing his netminding skills with the Chicago Steel of the USHL. Here's a closer look at what he brings to the table. [CausewayCrowd]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Psssttt... Cody Franson and the Sabres may be close to a two-year contract... or not. Either way, he may be disappointed by the lack of golden offers and how long he has been cooling his heels.  [PuckDaddy]

  • For a quick digest of stories around the NHL, start here: In the Russian snub of the victorious Canadians at the World Championship, it bears mention that Alex Ovechkin , Viktor Tikhonov , Evgeni Malkin , and Dmitry Kulikov remained on ice. Who might be tapped to coach Team Europe All-Stars youngsters at the World Cup of Hockey?  Where might the Penguins slot Phil Kessel ? The Blues will be without two top forwards at the start of the season due to surgery.  [ESPN]

  • Still scratching your head about the John Scott signing? Here's one take on why the Coyotes may have felt it necessary.  [TodaysSlapShot]

  • Andrew Ference used to run stadium stairs weekly with his boyhood friends, a habit he continues with his big sister Jen and a whole bunch of November Project participants.   [TheGlobeAndMail]

  • EA Sports NHL 16 has an intriguing bunch of new features, including mascots as well as player morale and legacy features.  [BruinsDaily]

Joe Haggerty can kiss our ass