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The scoop is that Jaromir Jagr is apparently headed back to the NHL, but he won’t let the cat out of the bag.

NHL: Preseason-Boston Bruins at Chicago Blackhawks
Well, HELLO THERE, Anton Khudobin! We missed you!
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That’s all for the preseason, folks- time to dust off your GIFs for the regular season game threads in readiness for the Predators at TD Garden on Thursday at 7:00PM on NESN.

  • The Bruins may have lost to the Blackhawks on Saturday, but the good news is which Anton Khudobin we saw keeping the Bruins in the game. WOWZA. Bonus- why asset management is the team’s new conundrum. NBC Sports
  • More details on the game include another goal called back, disappointing Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson. Boston Globe
  • Local lad Matt Grzelcyk made his strong case to stick in the final preseason game. Now if the Bruins could only polish their power play... Boston Globe
  • This is it- opening night roster decisions need to be made with all the presently available data. Here are the projections, and who may face waivers. Boston Herald
  • Good news! Torey Krug is back skating again. CBS Sports
  • Peter Cehlarik is finally back in action as well. Bruins NHL
  • What are the odds that any of the 12 rookies opens this season with Boston? In this take, only one is projected as a sure thing- Charlie McAvoy. Gears of Biz
  • The Bruins have options to fill the spots centering the third and fourth lines. Have a look at which players are in contention to fill those spots. The Hockey Writers
  • That whispering you hear is the Bruins pursuing an extension of Zdeno Chara’s contract. Bonus- why we’ve seen so little of our Captain this preseason. iSportsWeb
  • Sift through this mailbag to answer your burning questions about (temporarily) replacing Krug and the last two seasons with David Krejci. The Hockey Writers
  • Meanwhile, with the Providence Bruins... the Thunderbirds bested the Bruins on Friday night 2-1, MassLive and then followed up with another win Saturday at the Dunk, 1-0. MassLive
  • After a round of cuts, here’s a list of the players released as well as those remaining in Providence. Rinkside Rhode Island
  • Josh Hennessy is still in camp in Providence after several seasons in Europe. He spoke about his former linemate Artemi Panarin, and the unheralded talent he saw overseas. Rinkside Rhode Island

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In News of former Bruins: Look for Jimmy Hayes in a Devils sweater this season. North Jersey In the Czech Republic, Jaromir Jagr’s cat may have the inside scoop on their next home, The Score which may be the province of Alberta. The Score
  • These projections for the success of Canadian NHL teams include the REAL reason the Canucks want to win the Stanley Cup. NO, REALLY! The Beaverton
  • Enjoy this comprehensive digest of articles delving into the plot lines, ponderings, and projections in preparation for the new 2017-18 NHL season. The Score
  • Close ties to France and Quebec helped Team Morocco best Team Ireland to hoist the inaugural IIHF Development Cup. IIHF
  • Fans of hockey fancystats can rejoice in the return of the Corsica website with a new look. Corsica 2.0