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Fresh Links: Who Has More Fun Than Frank Vatrano? Charlie McAvoy’s First NHL Shift.

Only pastry from Mike’s could console poor Charlie

Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators - Game Five
Who haves more fun that Frank Vatrano? Maybe Charlie McAvoy, Kean Kuraly, and Kevan Miller.
Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images

In Bruins news you can use:

  • It’s hello to the Big Time for Noel Acciari on a one-way ticket. Boston Globe
  • Acciari came on strong late in the season and in the playoffs. WEEI
  • It is hard to tell who was having more fun this week as Frank Vatrano (along with Charlie Kelleher of UNH) worked with the kids at First Step Hockey School. They clearly adore him. (Enjoy the pictures and video) MassLive
  • Billy Jaffe plied Charlie McAvoy with some Mike’s pastry and got McAvoy’s candid take on his first NHL shift, and the humiliating outcome. (Video, 1:44) NESN
  • Pierre McGuire is blowing smoke. First he claims the Bruins are eyeballing Trevor Daley. The Score But wasn’t there supposed to be interest in Kevin Shattenkirk ? We sure hope not. Here’s why. CBS Boston
  • Do you fancy a bit of summertime reading? Brad Marchand reads aloud, only snickers once, and doesn’t trip over the word ‘fuchsia.’ (Video, 0:38) @NHLBruins
  • Brandon Carlo is back in town after summer travels, and he’s picked up a new family member along the way. (Video, 1:13) @NHLBruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • A number of current and former Bruins are on this list of the top 100 AHL free agents. Chirps From Center Ice
  • Connecticut has issued those Whalers license plates as promised- you can have a look at them here. BarDown
  • Don your hindsight eyeglasses and revisit the two trades and one re-signing that shifted the NHL world on its axis, all in 23 short minutes one year ago. Sportsnet
  • Salary cap violations have cost 10 NHL teams hefty fines. HockeyFeed