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Happy Returns

Taking to the ice in informal practice

It has been awhile since we've seen much of these
It has been awhile since we've seen much of these
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

<p><b> The Bruins return again to Ristuccia Arena</b></p>
<li> On the cusp of a new season, Zdeno Chara once again leads the way, welcoming Matt Beleskey and Zac Rinaldo to the ice as new Bruins.  [<a href="">BostonHerald</a>]</li>
<li> Chara and his new GM had several conversations over the summer. Roster changes were not unexpected, and this season's mantra will be consistency.  [<a href="">PatriotLedger</a>]</li>
<li> What player would fit the Bruins mold more than Dustin Byfuglien ? There is a case, and a question as to why one Bruins Insider is trying to squelch this trade rumor.  [<a href="">BostonSportsDesk</a>]</li>
<li> Among players in the Atlantic Division, who is underrated? For the Bruins, it is Brad Marchand .  [<a href="">TheHockeyWriters</a>]</li>
<p><b> Elsewhere around the rink: </b></p>
<li> Here's how NHLers use the offseason to rest, recharge, and train.  [<a href="">NationalPost</a>]</li>
<li> The case for each Eastern Conference team to win it all this season- don't write off the Bruins yet!  [<a href="">USAToday</a>]</li>
<li> Former PBruin (and brother of former Bruin Mark Stuart) Colin Stuart is calling it a career.  [<a href="">PostBulletin</a>]</li>
<li> The late Al Arbour will be remembered for one other remarkable thing, having been the last player in the NHL to wear... [<a href="">Grantland</a>]</li>
<li> Prepare yourselves, the next NHL Comissioner may be a woman, and a lawyer.  [<a href="">JTA</a>]</li>
<li> A handful of NHLers have been signed to professional tryout contracts so far, including notorious Bruins kryptonite Peter Budaj .  [<a href="">CBSSports</a>]</li>
<li> The Islanders lead the way, having been the first team to employ "Ice Girls" and now moving on to Brooklyn without them. [<a href="">BarDown</a>]</li>
<li> Pop the corn and grab a sofa, a new comedy series from Dennis Leary called "Benders" will tell the story of a rec league team.  [<a href="">BarDown</a>]</li>
<li> Here's an effort to use statistics to "type" NHL wingers by style, and a summary of which players stand out in each category.  [<a href="">TodaysSlapShot</a>]</li>
<li> Then again, statistics are merely a useful tool kinda like a thermometer...  [<a href="">HabsEyesOnThePrize</a>]</li>
</ul><font color="#FFFFFF">Joe Haggerty can kiss our ass</font>