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Calling all Halifax based NHLers... GAME ON!

Brad Marchand and Sidney Crosby: Homeboys
Brad Marchand and Sidney Crosby: Homeboys
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In Bruins news:

  • Do you miss hockey? Maybe some video of Brad Marchand and Sidney Crosby joining a few other NHLers in a game of shinny in Halifax will cheer you up. (With video) CBC
  • Adam McQuaid believes that he and Kevan Miller are capable of improving. The Bruins are loaded with adequate right-shot defensemen. Let’s hope he’s right. WEEI
  • There are matters aside from ice time and location, location, location that may keep Jimmy Vesey from signing in Boston. Big, scary, looming things. Sports Illustrated
  • Welcome to the Bruins, Ryan Hardy! Get to know the newest scout. Today’s Slapshot

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • This fortuitously named goalie chose to join the WHL Oil Kings rather than go the college route. Fifteen-year-old Boston Bilous explains why. Puck Daddy
  • All is forgiven, Islanders, please come back! Nassau County hopes for a reconciliation. The Hockey News
  • Caution to Jeremy Lauzon, this story has triggers! It is possible to shave a gentleman’s whiskers with a skate blade, as demonstrated here. (With video) Puck Daddy
  • Meanwhile, at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, Team USA (whose goalie is a lad from Western Massachusetts...) dropped Team Finland, 4-3. USA Hockey
  • Congratulations to former Bruin (and former Boston College Eagle) Craig Janney, who is about to be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. NCAA Janney joins other notables in the 2016 class, including the 1996 World Cup of Hockey team. Dallas News
  • Olympic basketballer Kia Nurse us is buoyed by her brother, the OilersDarnell Nurse, and the rest of her athletically talented family. (With video) CBC