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Fresh Links: Young Goaltenders Bide Their Time

Got plans? Mark your calendars for the annual Pro-Am Gagner-Bergeron

NHL: Preseason-Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins
Objects in photo are larger than they appear. (Daniel Vladar, a whopping 6’6”)
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Keep one eye on young goalie Daniel Vladar, who has already seen time in the USHL, ECHL, and AHL. He’s only 19- there’s plenty of time to allow his development. CBS Boston
  • Jeremy Swayman was not even invited to the NHL Combine. He was amped to be selected by the Bruins and to then discover that he had been in “Goalie Bob” Essensa’s sights all along. (Video, 3:15) Your Alaska Link
  • As for Urho Vaakanainen, think Scott Niedermayer, but blond and Finnish. NHL
  • Watch Trent Frederic channel the Blackhawks’ Joey the Junior Reporter, as he pesters Jesse Gabrielle, Zach Senyshyn , and Anders Bjork, giving Sarah Davis of NESN pause to consider her job security. (Video, 1:47) Bruins NHL
  • Good luck and farewell to PBruin Wayne Simpson, who has signed with the Capitals. Good Night Good Hockey
  • Mark Recchi will be assisting behind the Penguins’ bench next season. NHL
  • For you accounting wonks, here’s a pithy explanation as to why the Bruins now eat lunch at taxpayers’ expense- but will it hold up on appeal? Bonus: Read the one Tax Court opinion quoted that is NOT up for debate. Bloomberg
  • Here’s another look at the Bobby Orr suite at the Ames Boston Hotel, where you can change in your own Orr-themed stall, or sit on original wooden Boston Garden seats. Forbes
  • Who you gonna call? Zane McIntyre knew who he wanted at his first NHL game- his UND goalie coach has now been tapped to join the Tampa Bay Lightning staff. WDAY
  • The 9th annual Pro-Am Gagne-Bergeron game on August 10th will feature a number of NHLers and many Bruins faces. Original link, in French LaPresse Google translation, click permissions La Presse