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And which Miller may be packing his bags?

NHL: Boston Bruins at Nashville Predators
It isn’t much of a stretch to understand why Zane McIntyre is a wanted man
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Here’s an intriguing option for the Bruins- Bring back Joe Thornton. Better late than never? WEEI
  • Take a look at Bruins vulnerable to exposure in the expansion draft. Some, like Riley Nash and Kevan Miller, make better cases to be retained due to strong play this season. Boston.com
  • This surprisingly sober and very concise projection of Las Vegas’ 30 choices (and handy review of the selection rules) has one Bruin Miller packing his bags. Days Of Y’Orr
  • Five Bruins RFAs are in the spotlight, and in this assessment of the pair of keepers, only one is actually a netminder. Which two players will be retained, who will stay if the price is right, and which two will be on the move? The Hockey Writers

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • A local prospect hoping to be Harvard bound is eligible for the NHL entry draft. He is also determined to stay local for the sake of his younger brother. Boston Herald
  • We send our healing wishes to Lauren, the wife of The Score’s Ian McLaren, who is battling cancer. Black ‘N Gold Hockey Blog
  • Here are some lesser-known youngsters that merit attention at the NHL entry draft: a Slovenian playing in Sweden, ones defenders whoses nameses betrayses hims as Latvian, a Russian playing junior in Guelph, a surprising Frenchman, and a towering Finn. Hockeybuzz
  • Take a look back at some unusual NHL expansion drafts of the past, remembering the best player taken and the notable oddity for each of the years examined. Historically, the Canadiens have managed some pretty masterfully shady stunts, and learn why (and how) the North Stars managed to draft a retired superstar. Sportsnet
  • The NHL has clamped down on publicizing Las Vegas related roster moves, so we are left to speculate. Here are four trades that just plain scream to be made, although no one will officially call them rumored. Number two will look familiar to Bruins fans. Sportsnet
  • You have to respect and admire Marc-Andre Fleury as the very definition of a team player. Pensburgh
  • #BikeGuy was a surprise sensation at NHL Combine- meet the motivator who helped the prospects step up their game on the stationary bike test. NHL
  • Tell us what you REALLY think, Paul Stewart, about those suits and hangers-on whose names were engraved on the Stanley Cup at the expense of actual players. Hockeybuzz