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Charlie McAvoy brings the big hits.
Charlie McAvoy brings the big hits.
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In Bruins news:

  • Charlie McAvoy’s play at the National Junior Evaluation Camp was that of "a man among boys." Team USA spanked Team Canada 5-1 on Saturday. SBNation College Hockey
  • McAvoy left his mark at the NJEC with several stunning hits. (With video) The Score
  • One interesting candidate for the Director of Amateur Scouting position has family ties to Jimmy Vesey, just to make things interesting. The Boston Globe
  • His recovery is on target, but David Krejci has been advised to sit out the World Cup of Hockey. Today’s Slapshot
  • The Bruins outreach trip to China was an unusually appealing opportunity for Matt Beleskey, as he explains here. Yahoo Sports
  • Could you use a laugh? Bruins Academy, Episode #9 is up, hosted by the ever frenetic Charlie Moore. (Video, 20:47) NHL Bruins In this segment, Bruins youngsters try to tawk Bawston- Local boys Ryan Donato and Ryan Fitzgerald manage pretty well, but Canadian Malcolm Subban schools Minnesotan Zane McIntyre and Coloradan Brandon Carlo. (Video, 1:52 ) NHL Bruins
  • The cup awarded at the 2016 Pro-Am Gagné-Bergeron was named for Simon Gagne’s late father, and the event raised $133k for charity. Weekend At Bergy’s

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • First it was Bobby Orr, now Wayne Gretzky... it is the summer of statue resettlement. Winnipeg Free Press
  • Noted nice guy Sidney Crosby took one family up on their road sign invitation to autograph some things at their home. Montreal Gazette
  • The hockey movie "Youngblood" featured a lot of legit hockey players, who spoke about their moment in the limelight, including praise for then bit-player Keanu Reeves, who brought actual experience to his role of the goalie. The Hockey News
  • Sixteen-year-old Olympic swimmer Penny Oleksiak is in the media spotlight, having now won two medals. NHL Dallas Star Jamie Oleksiak dishes on his little sister, just like a big brother should. TSN
  • Olympic gymnast (and local girl) Aly Raisman’s parents look a wee bit nervous in this photo. Bar Down
  • New England Patriot Nate Ebner will be representing the United States in Olympic Rugby Sevens. Team USA plays tomorrow- here’s a quick rugby primer and schedule so that you can watch. NFL Patriots