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Some PBruins rejoin the big boys in New York tonight.

Biting the Big Apple- Patrice Bergeron
Biting the Big Apple- Patrice Bergeron
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The Rangers host the Bruins tonight at 7:00PM.

  • The lastest roster moves, as analyzed by Kirk Luedeke- why Max Talbot will stay, why Joonas Kemppainen should stay, and which youngters are justthisclose.  [ScoutingPost]

  • Focusing on the small details, Ryan Spooner is taking extra practice on faceoffs and working on his defense.  [TheBostonGlobe]

  • New father Jonas Gustavsson returns to make his case to be Tuukka Rask 's backup.  [PatriotLedger]

  • Like many young men, Malcolm Subban loves to play "NHL 16," but not as a goalie. He also finds that learning to be a pro involves a lot of off-ice preparation.  [TheBostonGlobe]

  • An injury to Zdeno Chara causes reverberations all down the Bruins' roster. This is probably why the Bruins have reserved cap space just in case.  [WEEI]

  • Tuukka Rask spoke about traveling in Europe this summer, the loss of Johnny Boychuk and Dougie Hamilton , and the risk/reward for him in 3-on-3.   [Sportsnet]

  • Bruce Cassidy has words of praise for Noel Acciari , who will begin his pro career very near his home.  [TurnTo10]

  • This isn't the first time Claude Julien's job has been on the line, will his team rally behind him once again?  []

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Las Vegas and Quebec City have completed the third phase of the expansion process with their presentations to executive committee of the NHL’s board of governors.  [ESPN]

  • Don Cherry is apparently expanding into MLB commentary, having voiced his support for Jonathan Papelbon having fought with Bryce Harper...  [NYDailyNews]

  • have to take him seriously, now, as he and Ron MacLean are getting stars on Canada's Walk of Fame.  [Sportsnet]

  • Looking at zone entry, defense drives the bus, and carry-ins yield better outcomes. Two years' worth of examination is encapsulated here.  [TheHockeyNews]

  • Yesterday's Penguins and Lightning preseason game was a Slap Shot funfest.  [BarDown]

  • How about a happy story of an NHLer in retirement for a change? Robyn Regehr is adjusting to beer league and being a hockey dad.  [CalgarySun]

  • UMass men's hockey is in the news, and not for good reasons.  [SBNation]