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Fresh Links: The Walking Wounded

The first few games of the season have taken a toll on the Bruins roster

NHL: Vancouver Canucks at Boston Bruins
Get well soon, Adam McQuaid!
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Next up- the Sharks at TD Garden Thursday night at 7:00 PM on NESN. Here’s hoping the Bruins make the most of this period between games.

  • Here’s an update on all the injured and ailing Bruins as of yesterday. HockeyBuzz
  • Jake DeBrusk is cooling down from his torrid start. Zdeno Chara had a few words for him and his fellow rookies. Bonus- Who skated yesterday morning, and who was wearing a non-contact jersey. Boston Herald
  • With three Sabres and one Bruins seasons under his belt, Tim Schaller continues to make the most of his chances. Patriot Ledger
  • An inauspicious start to the season for Torey Krug looks to be coming around, albeit slowly. The loss of partner Adam McQuaid may be hindering him more than the broken jaw. Boston Globe
  • Tuukka Rask is back on ice, but don’t expect to see him in game action on Thursday. Boston Globe
  • Don’t be sold on a weak narrative about a Bruins goalie controversy. It isn’t all about the wins, folks- look at the numbers. Days of Y’Orr
  • Yeah, that would be the Providence Bruins at the pinnacle of this AHL ranking. Chirps From Center Ice
  • Liam Fitzgerald was taking pictures with a Bruins goalie, @fistbumpkid a couple of young Bruins forwards, @fistbumpkid @fistbumpkid and a Bruins legend. @fistbumpkid
  • Tune in for an hour of talk covering the past week in Bruins action looking ahead to the Sharks and Kings and touching on Bruins prospects. (Audio, 59:34) Black ‘n Gold Hockey Blog
  • Jeremy Jacobs thinks about more than just hockey. He is funding new vascular therapies, and looking to make predictions about the nature of the future of health care. Buffalo News

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Former Bruins in the news: Craig Cunningham was at the NHL Alumni gala in Toronto. @Dave_Stubbs He is now joining his Cardio-Thoracic surgeon in an initiative to promote screenings to prevent what happened to him. TSN Now on injured reserve, will Jaromir Jagr be back by the weekend? The Score Malcolm Subban ’s injury (on the heels of Marc-Andre Fleury’s misfortune) is opening an opportunity for the Golden Knights’ AHL goaltender. Las Vegas Sun
  • Deryk Engelland was thrilled to be able to play at home in Las Vegas. Now he’s helping heal his community. #VegasStrong. Players Tribune
  • If misery loves company, take heart in the fact that the Bruins are not alone in a less than promising start to the NHL season. St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Get well soon wishes: Zach Parise will miss a chunk of the season. TSN Patrick Eaves is now out of intensive care, and is on the road to recovery. The Score
  • Want to fix the NHL All-Star Game? Here are 10 spicy suggestions. Sportsnet
  • Sean Avery’s tepid “tell all” tome is, well, just proof that a skunk can’t change his stripe. Sports Illustrated
  • It’s Halloween time, enjoy a montage of hockey hooligans (including Bruins) in fantastic makeup and costumes. BarDown