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Fresh Links: Season Ticket Shenanigans, Brandon Carlo Exceeds Expectiations

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Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators - Game Five
Only 73 days until Bruins hockey (Charlie McAvoy)

In Bruins news you can use:

  • Arbitration looks to be coming for Ryan Spooner- have a look at what’s at stake. Bonus: Brandon Carlo has bounced back from that late season concussion. Boston Globe
  • Take a look at how the Bruins project as adversaries from the perspective of the rival Senators’ camp. HockeyBuzz
  • Happy Birthday, St. Patrice! Patrice Bergeron turns 32 today. @AHLBruins
  • The OTHER Ones- A pair of junior players that were the original target of the scouting trip that landed Bobby Orr are doing just fine in life, thank you. http://www. Boston Globe
  • To keep you busy until we have Bruins hockey again (How Many Days Until Hockey) look to the Prospects Tournament in Buffalo- tickets go on sale August 10th, details here. The Hockey Writers

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Get your Senators season tickets NOW to receive a complimentary sweater as part of the package. There’s just one small thing... NO, REALLY! The Beaverton
  • Have you got an appetite for Boston sports? A new subscription service launched by former Sports Illustrated writer Greg Bedard will keep you on top of all things Patriots, Celtics, Red Sox, and Bruins. Will the mystery Bruins correspondent be an old friend who is currently between jobs? Awful Announcing
  • From the team that initially threatened to charge Mike Cammalleri for his sweater after trading him to Calgary between periods at a Bruins game (Remember? Globe and Mail) comes this new indignity. Canadiens season ticket holders must now pay to receive printed tickets. Boston Herald
  • How about Twenty-One Thoughts on the subject of Dominic Moore’s Smashfest? Hmmm- see #10 about the aforementioned Cammalleri, and #17 illustrates why NHLers are just like the rest of us. Sportsnet
  • Pucky McPuckface? The Portland Parking Bans? Hey, kids- now YOU can help name the new Portland ECHL franchise- here’s how. Portland Maine Hockey
  • Mind your speed while driving through Omaha, Nebraska- you’re not slipping one through Officer Daniel Rubin’s five hole! @OPDVanessa
  • Dick Gamble, who played for Don Cherry in Rochester, accidentally lost his AHL Hall of Fame ring in a lake. Imagine his surprise when it was recovered. BarDown