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Fresh Links: Just What The Doctor Ordered

Get right back up on that horse, boys!

NHL: Colorado Avalanche at Boston Bruins
Tim Schaller battles for the puck
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Steam up some espresso, the Avalanche host the Bruins tonight at 9:30 pm EST marking the first road trip of the season.

  • Timing is everything, and an immediate chance to avenge Monday’s thumping at the hands of Colorado is an opportunity to right the ship going forward. Bonus- look to Riley Nash to slot in for thustill-sidelined Patrice Bergeron. Patriot Ledger
  • Ryan White will get a look on PTO, and Danton Heinen is looking to build on his strong preseason game in this call-up. Being without Bergeron has been tough on Brad Marchand. Boston Herald
  • Is there more behind this PTO than meets the eye? @MickColageo
  • Mum’s the word on what ails Bergeron, other than one small detail from Bruce Cassidy. CBS Boston
  • Anyone calling on the Bruins to make a splashy move to acquire Matt Duchene has probably reconsidered by now. Whew! Dodged a bullet there. WEEI
  • Bruins Academy sends Karen Switaj to visit Eric Tosi for a timely VIP tour of the new Vegas Golden Knights’ T-Mobile Arena, reminisces with Ray Bourque, and chats with second-generation Bruin Ryan Fitzgerald. (Video, 20:49) Bruins NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • What better way to celebrate the first roadie of the season than with a good meal? Fluto Shinzawa dishes out his best recommendations for NHL cities. Boston Globe
  • In news of former Bruins: Malcolm Subban could no doubt relate to Trent McCleary’s experience in taking a puck to the throat. Bonus- why McCleary drove nonstop from Saskatchewan to meet with Harry Sinden. CBC Mark Stuart has landed in Mannheim with the Eagles, joining Aaron Johnson and Denis Ruel. (Auf Deutsch) Adler-Mannheim
  • Congratulations to the Vegas Golden Knights on a pitch-perfect opening night under exceptional circumstances. See you on Sunday, boys! TSN
  • Sean McIndoe offers 10 observations from the NHL season so far. Sportsnet
  • Joel Quenneville is not pleased with the new crackdown on faceoff rules. No, siree! Globe and Mail