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Rookies at Ristuccia

The Bruins have announced the details on Development Camp.

A lot of pucks have passed across the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena
A lot of pucks have passed across the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena
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Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, MA is in its swan song season with the Bruins, thanks for the memories!

  • This will be the last Bruins Development Camp at Ristuccia Arena, mark your calendars...[Bruins.NHL]

  • ...to come see the Bruins' amateur prospects, many of whom will be at Development Camp. Kirk Luedeke assesses that group here.[ScoutingPost]

  • If the Bruins want to bulk up at right wing, here are 4 options, including a pipe dream and one player the team has already taken a pass on.[Boston.CBSLocal]

  • Team USA is rarin' to go at Worlds, and the addition of Frank Vatrano merited a special note.[TeamUSA]

  • Brandon Carlo is still only nineteen, and projects to be an Adam McQuaid -like defenseman with better skating skills. Zane McIntyre needs to seize his opportunity in Providence.[TheBostonGlobe]

  • Danton Heinen had a cup of coffee with the Providence Bruins late in the season after his University of Denver team's season ended. It was an eye-opener for him.[HockeysFuture]

  • If the Bruins can't keep Loui Eriksson , the Flyers should be interested in him.[BroadStreetHockey]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • SOLD! Springfield, MA will have hockey once again, and Portland, ME is left FUMING and without an AHL team even after taxpayers helped foot a $34 million improvement to Cross Insurance Arena in 2013.[PortlandPressHerald]

  • As the playoffs continue, take a look at how fan traditions have flavored the games.[Hockeybuzz]

  • High risk, high pay- NHL coaches are well paid for their often brief tenures, which is a far cry from the old days of long stays for low pay.[OttawaCitizen]

  • Right now there are five notable dark horse choices for the available NHL coaching spots.[TheHockeyNews]

  • The Blues are holding a 50/50 and silent auction to help families in Fort McMurray affected by the fires. Details are here.[BostonHerald]

  • Marco Sturm and Geoff Ward will be trying to push Team Germany beyond their usual quarterfinal exit from Worlds with a mix of veterans and youngsters. (Google translation)[MorgenPost]

  • Sean McIndoe puts on his hindsight goggles to identify five regular season games that changed the course of teams' lottery prospects.[TheHockeyNews]

  • Meanwhile, at the Kentucky Derby, a Red Wings player's namesake has drawn post position #13. EEEEEK![TheBostonGlobe]