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NHL: Preseason-Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins
And you behaved so well at the World Cup! (Brad Marchand)
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In Bruins news:

  • Here is last night’s 4-3 loss to Montreal in a nutshell, with GIFs. Austin Czarnik pulled a Brad Marchand, scoring a shorthanded goal as the latter cooled his heels in the penalty box. Weekend at Bergy’s NESN was NOT at the game but did manage to also link to this source. @CrzyCanucklehed
  • It is still the preseason, and the Bruins are still evaluating the now tightened roster. Even so... Boston Herald
  • Besides, weasn’t it nice to see David Krejci and Torey Krug back in action post surgeries? Rob O’Gara received a good education in becoming a professional by spending this summer in Foxboro. Providence Journal
  • Hold off on those get well soon cards for Kevan Miller, the injury that pulled him from last evening’s game was not one that would have precluded his return had this been a regular season contest. @GlobeKPD
  • Let’s all join Kirk Luedeke out on a limb, here- Austin Czarnik will be wearing the Spoked B on opening night. Discuss. Scouting Post
  • The World Cup served as a tune-up for Tuukka Rask, who asserts that he is in midseason form. Which players impressed last evening? The Boston Globe
  • Whaddya do with a surplus of centermen? How about a Ryan Spooner/David Krejci/David Backes line? WEEI And guess which other team emplys the same concept? Hockeybuzz
  • The turnover that led to Montreal’s game winning goal was deflating. WEEI
  • Players on exhibit- review the performances of a few youngsters for whom there were expectations. Some impressed, others... not so much. Scouting Post
  • Looking ahead, the Bruins cannot afford a slow start from the gates into the new season, and the early schedule is not an easy one. Bruins Daily
  • Have a gander at the October New England Hockey Journal, with features on Ryan Donato and Brandon Carlo.

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The Panthers and Lightning are among the Florida sports teams watching the forecast and planning as Hurricane Matthew approaches. Miami Herald
  • Malcolm’s brother P.K. Subban may be in Smashville, but still cares about road safety. Ride along with him, his nephew, and a couple of hosers from Bridgestone Tires. (With video) Bar Down