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Fresh Links: He Was Expendable, Seeking A Selke

Kirk Luedeke joins the Days of Y’Orr gang for draft chat

2014 NHL Awards - Inside
Perfectly appropriate, Patrice Bergeron
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Is Colin Miller just one more youngster that will go on to achieve greatness elsewhere? In exposing him are the Bruins flirting with disaster? GET A GRIP, MAN! WEEI
  • Kevan Miller is the right (and left) defenseman the Bruins need now. Even younger defensemen currently in the system make Chiller expendable. Days Of Y’Orr
  • Here’s the worksheet for what the Bruins need to accomplish this off-season. The Hockey Writers
  • Listen in on more, as that promised podcast with Kirk Luedeke is now available. Be prepared for that #18 pick to be leveraged, and why, along with praise for Ryan Spooner, who never failed to put in the work. They also take a long walk down woulda-shoulda-coulda lane. (Audio, 1:25:34) Days Of Y’Orr
  • As he seeks another Selke, Patrice Bergeron has had fun in Las Vegas, including taking in shows and chatting with homegirl Celine Dion! Bruins NHL
  • Do you need to be reminded why this is Bergeron’s SIXTH nomination including three wins as the best defensive forward? Number four, tomorrow night! (Video, 1:49) Bruins NHL
  • Following a deep postseason run at the Calder Cup, the Providence Bruins are in assessment mode. Take a look at their rookie defensemen. Providence Bruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • As fans howl in outrage, the Arizona Coyotes bid their captain Shane Doan goodbye. Meanwhile, he steels himself for one last shot at a Stanley Cup without the only NHL team he has ever known. Bruins and Zdeno Chara, take note... Five For Howling The Coyotes have countered with the offer of a front-office position. @craigsmorgan
  • Massachusetts players will be well represented at the NHL entry draft- here’s a quick rundown of the youngsters from the Bay State. Boston Herald
  • In news of former Bruins: Maxime Sauvé has landed with the Bordeaux Boxers. (Google translation, click permissions) SudOuest Original, in French SudOuest Milan Lucic is thinking ahead to his next career move. FanRag Sports If Las Vegas picked only players with a connection to Northern Ontario, just for fun, here’s a roster chock-full of familiar faces, if not exactly loaded with talent. (Google translation, click permissions) Radio-Canada Original, in French Radio-Canada
  • For more fun, try assembling an historical, all-time protected list for each of the 30 NHL teams. Decisions, decisions! Sportsnet